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Liz Mullen

Staff writer Liz Mullen covers labor, agents and horse racing.

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Doha GOALS: Execs Talk About Changing Strategies In Social Media Atmosphere

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 28 / 15

Execs from the NBA Brooklyn Nets, MLB L.A. Dodgers, Fox Sports and Wasserman Media Group addressed how they are changing their businesses to satisfy customers in a fast changing media, social media, and entertainment landscape at the Doha GOALS Forum in L.A. It is the first time the global conferenc...

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