Accuracy in Media

ESPN Issues New Political and Election Guidelines to Employees

ESPN, which has seen its ratings drop as its on-air talent has drifted into politics, issued new political and election guidelines to employees, recommending that they tie any political comments to sports whenever possible. There are different guidelines for staffers working on news reports and those providing commentary for the network. Patrick Stiegman, ESPN’s vice president of […]

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