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- JOHN SKIPPER. // Daily Variety;7/12/2012, Vol. 316 Issue 8, p14
The article presents the views of ESPN president John Skipper regarding the need for ESPN to maintain its leadership in adopting technological innovations to fulfill its mission of serving sports fans.
- ESPN scores with World Cup ad sales. MCCARTHY, MICHAEL // Advertising Age;4/14/2014, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p12
The article discusses advertising sales of the television network ESPN in anticipation of the June 2014 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil, focusing on the comments of the ESPN global customer marketing and sales executive Ed Erhardt concerning the impact of viewer trends and time zones.
- Disney Stock Suffers As ESPN Subscribers Cut The Cord. CIARAN McEVOY // Investors Business Daily;11/27/2015, p00
The article reports on the decline of stocks following the loss of sports network ESPN in the fiscal year ending October 3, 2015.
- ESPN: An Engineering Exploration. Pagano, Chuck // Broadcasting & Cable;3/23/2009, Vol. 139 Issue 12, p17
The article offers information on the purpose of ESPN's participation at the 2009 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to ESPN's executive vice president of technology, Chuck Pagano, their company is more focused on exploration than on acquisition at the...
- The Pictures Are the Story. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;11/24/2008, Vol. 138 Issue 46, p14
The article highlights several technological innovations in high-definition TV in the U.S. in 2008. It mentions that ESPN has launched three HD channels that will broadcast more than 1,100 sports events. Meanwhile, CBS Broadcasting Inc. has upgraded to HD production, giving its games, models and...
- Making Sports Better (and Sports Fans Better, Too). ERHARDT, ED // Adweek;11/11/2013, Vol. 54 Issue 40, p32
An essay is presented in which the author discusses his experiences with the sports television network ESPN, arguing that advertisers and content creators must adapt to technological innovations and digital disruptions by creating contextually relevant messages for consumers. Topics include...
- Fans get an eyeful as ESPN goes deep. Weisman, Robyn // Daily Variety;9/16/2009, Vol. 304 Issue 52, pA2
The article reports on the move of ESPN to experiment with stereoscopic 3D (S3D) for its live broadcasts. The author mentions that the sports network has introduced its S3D telecast of the University of South California (USC)-Ohio State football game. He presents the challenges facing networks...
- Graphics, 3D Tighten Tennis Drama: Coverage goes high tech. Ashworth, Susan // TV Technology;8/18/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p1
The article discusses the role of technological innovation in the coverage of several sport events, particularly the 2009 U.S. Open tennis women tournament. It reveals that the foot fault of tennis player Serena Williams was captured by the company CBS Sports using the technologies including...
- Great Expectations in Vegas For Winning Tech Trends. Winslow, George // Broadcasting & Cable;3/24/2014, Vol. 144 Issue 11, p22
The article deals with the expectations about the technologies that will be showcased at the 2014 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show, to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada in April. Technologists said they will also be spending time on technologies that can make their operations adapt to...