Media Critics: The State of Sports Journalism Today

October 8, 2012

7 p.m., Eaton Theater, Refreshments served

Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch, Awful Announcing’s Brian Powell, USA Today’s Michael Hiestand, The Washington Post’s Tracee Hamilton, Merrill College and ESPN’s Kevin Blackistone and The Diamondback sports editor comprise a panel that will critically discuss the state of sports journalism today. Topics of credibility, transparency, sourcing and the impact of social media will be discussed as well as taking on what is currently happening in the sports media landscape at the time.

George Solomon will moderate the panel.