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Eric Fisher

Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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YES Network Finding Audience On Facebook Live For Pregame Production Meetings

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 26 / 17

Live baseball on Facebook is becoming a regular feature thanks to MLB’s new deal to show games weekly on the dominant social media platform. But YES Network has already established a growing presence on Facebook thanks to the live-streaming of its internal production meetings. Since the start ...

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