ESPN cuts 150 jobs as layoffs continue at sports broadcast giant

ESPN has conducted its latest round of cuts, announcing it will lay-off around 150 employees ESPN has conducted its latest round of cuts, announcing it will lay-off around 150 employees. The ESPN president, John Skipper, […]

WTF is going on with these media layoffs today?

Media companies are going to have to tighten those belt buckles.Image: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for BuzzFeed The grim reaper has come to take what’s his from the media industry. On Wednesday, BuzzFeed and ESPN both […]

ESPN’s Jemele Hill is being reduced to an ‘angry black woman’ | Ameer Hasan Loggins

Those who deploy this stereotype do so in an effort to silence black women. Hills suspension from ESPN for weighing in on the NFL saga is just the latest example ESPN host Jemele Hill was […]

Jemele Hill is suspended from ESPN, and people have ~theories~

Image: MIIKKA SKAFFARI/Getty Images ESPN has a lot of people saying “something is up” after it suspended SportsCenter host Jemele Hill for two weeks. Specifically, they’re calling out the network for kowtowing to the NFL.  […]

ESPN suspends Jemele Hill for tweeting about NFL advertiser boycott

Image: Getty Images for Advertising Week New York ESPN has suspended anchor Jemele Hill after she tweeted that the most effective way to hurt NFL owners would be for people to boycott certain advertisers. The […]

ESPN is suddenly the frontline of America’s politico-culture war

Jemele Hill (L) and Michael SmithImage: Getty Images for BET Sports have always been political—but ESPN hasn’t. That tension, which has existed quietly for years at the sports-media giant, has turned into an outright controversy […]

ESPN botched host’s racial attack on Trump after weighing tougher penalties

ESPN did practically nothing after one of its top hosts launched a racially inflammatory diatribe against President Trump. But that wasn’t always the plan. The network’s management initially considered firing Jemele Hill, the co-host of […]

ESPN denies trying to bench Jemele Hill for calling Trump ‘white supremacist’

ESPN denied a report that the network tried to replace Jemele Hill with another African-American host for a show Wednesday on the heels of Press Secretary S

ESPN denied a report that the network tried to replace Jemele Hill with another African-American host for a show Wednesday on the heels of Press Secretary Sarah Sanders calling the “SC6” anchor’s anti-Trump tweets a […]

White House says ESPN anchor Jemele Hill should be fired for Trump attack

Colin Kaepernick and the White House press machine are the latest to speak out after ESPN anchor Jemele Hill called Donald Trump a white supremacist Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and the White […]

This Week In Pop Culture (8/04/17)

This Week In Pop Culture (8/04/17)

8/04/2017: ESPN And NBC Are Fulfilling Our Dreams (Minus The Good Parts) By Daniel Dockery Despite how great the finale of a TV show may be, we inevitably want more. Deep down, we dream of […]