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Josh Carpenter

Josh Carpenter is a staff writer for SportsBusiness Daily/Journal.

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Despite Resistance Against Moniker, Majority Of Newspapers Continue To Use "Redskins"

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 24 / 14

As the Redskins begin training camp today in Richmond, the controversy surrounding the team’s nickname is generating as much buzz as its on-field prospects for the upcoming season. With national debate reaching a head, more media outlets have begun to outline policies on usage of “Redski...

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Tags: Media, NFL, Washington Redskins

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