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John Skipper Profiled As Relentless Worker As ESPN Navigates Changing Media LandscapePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 30 / 16
ESPN President John Skipper is one of the "most powerful individuals in television who runs what may be the most digitally savvy news organization in the world," but his background "is in publishing, his undergraduate degree in English literature, and in graduate school he studied 18th-century satir...
A 23-page academic investigation led by MN-based Carleton College''s economics department concludes that "the more and longer white players are on the court during an NBA game, the higher" the TV rati
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