TITLE

Don't Bash ESPN for Bonds Show

AUTHOR(S)
Consoli, John
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
MediaWeek;5/1/2006, Vol. 16 Issue 18, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
20841182

 

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