Los Angeles

A Contested Matchup: Exclusivity, Pro Sports Coverage and Digital Newsrooms

  • Saturday - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Olympic Ballroom I
  • #ONA15sports

TV networks buy up rights for exclusive coverage of pro sports events, making it difficult for many newsrooms to show highlights. How do these exclusive agreements affect coverage from pure-play digital sites and mesh with audience expectations in a mobile/social-saturated world? How long until websites, not TV networks, provide exclusive coverage of sporting events? [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/227396362" params="color=ff9900&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /]

— This session will have recorded audio


Andrew Moger - Executive Director, News Media Coalition
NewsCoalition | http://www.newsmediacoalition.org/

Matt Moreno - Sports Director / Editorial Lead, Newsy.com
TheMattMoreno | http://www.newsy.com