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Brazil, China On List Of Most Promising Countries For Sports Media
Published November 9, 2012
REVENUE VS. DISTRIBUTION: The balancing of global properties going for revenue in new deals or distribution was also discussed, with Payne warning properties, “You are at your peril if you stretch your revenue an extra 10% and you compromise distribution. If you push your revenue and compromise your distribution, it will come back to hurt you.” Slipper said that most leagues will go for revenue over distribution. Slipper: “There aren’t many sports that take a socially responsible view when it comes to distribution over revenue.” But Payne countered, “It’s not socially responsible, it’s a matter of doing good business.”