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I Don’t Speak Sports

September 5, 2017

Sports journalism is facing many of the same issues as other facets of the industry: declining ad revenues, job insecurities, and too much content vying for too few eyeballs.

Remembering Subservient Chicken

January 18, 2017

Author Pasha Malla recommends one of his favourite novels, the song that makes him speed, the band he was overly keen towards and an athlete’s face.

Sports Music For Goths

November 30, 2016

Pasha Malla and Jeff Parker find the poetry in press conferences. Hazel Meyer redefines fantasy sports. Nick Grottick wants you to smell the song.

Bell Media Licensed An Event That Could Kill 4,000 People

April 23, 2015

Media reports estimate that 4,000 migrant workers in Qatar will die in the lead-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup because of the substandard working and living conditions imposed by Qatar’s migrant worker program, otherwise known as the kafala system. In Canada, the rights to broadcast that event belong to Bell Media.

The Score

August 4, 2014

Show notes The Score is a digital-first, globally popular Canadian media company that’s growing each year. So why did its well-loved feature writing team just get the axe? Former features editor Dustin Parkes explains.  Episode Rundown 00:00 The Score lays off its feature writing staff (link) 03:13 “I’ll ask you questions and you’ll have to explain it to me like I’m … Continued

The Score

August 3, 2014

The Score is a digital-first, globally popular Canadian media company that’s growing each year. So why did its well-loved feature writing team just get the axe? Former features editor Dustin Parkes explains.

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