Don't Bash ESPN for Bonds Show

Consoli, John
May 2006
MediaWeek;5/1/2006, Vol. 16 Issue 18, p24
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The article focuses on the implications of the decision of ESPN to televise the reality series "Bonds on Bonds" which follows San Francisco Giants player Barry Bonds. Some are saying that ESPN Original Entertainment (EOE) would use the show to gain an unfair news advantage over its competitors. The cable network has ensured that the program will not affect how the news division will cover the steroid-use accusations against Bonds. Joan Lynch, executive producer of EOE, is overseeing the production of the show.


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