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Disney CEO Bob Iger Admits ESPN Became Too Political

Disney’s Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger admitted in a revealing interview released Thursday that ESPN became too political, an issue Hollywood’s most powerful man says the sports network’s president is trying to fix.

Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger makes his remarks during a gathering attended by first lady Michelle Obama announcing that Disney will become the first major media company to introduce new standards for food advertising on programming targeting kids and families at the Newseum in Washington, Tuesday, …

ESPN Prez Sends Internal Memo to Staff, Says ESPN Is ‘Not a Political Organization’

Reports of ESPN’s demise is an entertainment sports programming network, and it’s corresponding rise as a political organization, have been greatly exaggerated, according to ESPN President John Skipper. On Friday, Skipper sent out an internal memo to all ESPN employees, reminding them that they are in fact, “not a political organization.”

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No Liberal Bias? ESPN Promotes Virulent Trump Hater to No. 2 in Company

Cable sports network ESPN has announced that Connor Schell has been promoted to the second most powerful position in the company just under ESPN President John Skipper. But the new No. 2 won’t be much help for ESPN to shed it’s far left image because Schell is an extreme liberal and a virulent Trump hater.

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ESPN Chief Claims Network is ‘Responding to Change,’ but Politics Not a Problem

ESPN’s president says that all the layoffs and retooling show that his network is addressing its problems in a “realist” manner. But despite the recognition that the network faces major problems, none of that retooling will take aim at one of its customers’ chief complaints: the network’s liberal bias.


ESPN’s Death Spiral Will Not Be Halted by Mass Layoffs

ESPN got rid of close to 100 on-air and frontline talent in a bloodbath of layoffs that began on Wednesday. It was the biggest sports media story of the year and the end result is that a lot of good journalists are now without jobs.

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ESPN Wants Keith Olbermann to Shut Up

ESPN reportedly told Keith Olbermann that if he wants to keep his sports program on ESPN then if he can no longer engage in commentary.