Since its inception, mixed martial arts has always had a frayed relationship with mainstream America. The late John McCain initially referred to it as “human cockfighting” in letters to the athletic commissions of all 50 states imploring them to ban the sport entirely. Over the
“First Take” had a heavy hand in forming feisty debate on cable news.
The popular “hot take” originated on ESPN’s “First Take,” and sports media hasn’t been the same since.
Hiring personality-driven hosts to talk sports can backlash when they talk politics
This past weekend the Rocket League Championship Series’s (RLCS) European Championship was broadcast over Twitch, a video streaming platform for community gamers with a growing user base of over 45,000. On Sunday alone, 78,723 people watched not only the game itself, virtual soccer played with
Should politics and sports be played on the same field?
Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafiledc.com. Making Headlines An unfounded conspiracy theory prompted violence on Sunday, when
While one is known for animated movies and theme parks, and the other for trolls and opinionated users, rumors of Disney’s interest in acquiring social media platform Twitter has had investors and analysts chirping throughout the last week. Twitter’s interest in a buyout is nothing new. The