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Armageddon at ESPN today

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by TigerVols, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

  2. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    I'd imagine a lot of folks there are in that six-figure bracket. But what about the people making seven figures and more?
  3. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Six figures is not that much in NY/Connecticut

    Wishing for the best for friends at ESPN and ESPN.com.
  4. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Depends. What's the number in front of the zeroes?
    Tweener likes this.
  5. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Good point. I just naturally assumed a 1. Low expectations!
  6. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    You don't celebrate weight loss by eating chocolate cake.
  7. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

    [with a mouth full of chocolate cake] ... What?
  8. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Just making light of ESPN's response to the good news about its financial health. "Hey, looking good, but we can look better!"
  9. swingline

    swingline Well-Known Member

    I think long-lost SJ members sxy and IJAG are at various ESPN venues. I hope they survive the purge.
    Donnie in his element likes this.
  10. Alma

    Alma Well-Known Member

    Sad stuff.

    If ala carte cable ever comes along, it'll get much, much worse.
  11. Alma

    Alma Well-Known Member

    I wonder what gets cut? I hope it's not writers, but with all the free content ESPN just gives away, I gotta think, on some level, the writing bit will get scaled way back.
  12. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    When, not if, unbundled cable comes along, ESPN et al. will be among the last to be hurt ... if they're hurt at all.
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