All posts by Brett Maney

Gender Equality in Sports Reporting is Still a Hail Mary

There aren’t many surprises expected for Fox’s Sunday broadcast of the 51st Super Bowl. Amidst a tumultuous political climate that brings new surprises and news updates daily, there’s one thing viewers can expect to see when they turn on their TVs this Sunday, and that’s

The True Costs of Unpaid Media Internships

Unpaid internships: the once-slick maneuver for media companies to save on operating costs while gaining able, eager minds looking for “real-world, hands on experience.” Except now, those minds are becoming apt at recognizing their worth – and they’re starting to fight back. In 2011, following his work as an

Facebook Deceives Advertisers with Inflated Video Metrics

Facebook came under fire last week after their vice president of business and marketing partnerships, David Fischer, wrote a post apologizing for the company’s use of a miscalculated metric that incorrectly measured the time viewers on the platform spent watching videos. “The metric should have reflected

Univision Bulks Up with Digital Acquisitions Ahead of IPO

Last month, it was announced that broadcast conglomerate Univision had purchased the embattled Gawker Media for $135 million at auction. This effectively saved the online media company from complete collapse after a costly suit from famed ex-wrestler Hulk Hogan. While the pairing of Univision, a Spanish-language media network, and Gawker, an often-inflammatory gossip blog, may seem odd,