ESPN

ESPN

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ESPN (formerly an initialism for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. It was founded by Scott Rasmussen and his father Bill Rasmussen, and launched on September 7, 1979 under the direction of Chet Simmons, who was the network's first President and CEO. The current president, since November 19, 1998, of ESPN is George Bodenheimer. Bodenheimer is also the current head of ABC Sports, having been named to that position on March 3, 2003. Its signature telecast, ... More » (Source: Wikipedia)

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Media: TV
Audience: (English)
Scope: National
Owners: The Walt Disney Company, The Hearst Corporation | Managers: George Bodenheimer
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Location: ESPN Plaza, 935 Middle Street, Bristol, CT, 06010, US
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Edited By: Ezra Fox
Last Edit: Aug 20, 2006 - 5:16 PM PDT
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Top Topics: Sports (14), Football (4), Extra (4), Golf (2), Baseball (2), Olympics (1), Media (1), World (1)
Top Authors: Len Pasquarelli (1), Rick Reilly (1), Dan Rafael (1), Tim Rosaforte (1), Shaun Assael (1), Steve Levy (1), Tj Quinn (1), John Clayton (1), Mark Simon (1)
Top Formats: News Report (10), Comment (2), Opinion (2)
 
 
 
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Ratings

Overall Rating
4.2

Good
from 30 story reviews
Quality
4.4
Facts
5.0
Fairness
3.9
Information
4.4
Insight
5.0
Sourcing
4.2
Balance
4.0
Context
4.6
Popularity
3.2
Recommendation
3.4
Credibility
3.9
# Reviews
1.6
# Views
5.0
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
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