ESPN’s collapsing ratings has mysteriously occurred concurrently with their increasing venture into injecting leftwing political commentary into their sports programming. This has not escaped the notice of several concerned shareholders who confronted the CEO of Disney, the network’s parent company.
Doing his best imitation of the dog-sipping-coffee-amidst-a-burning-down-café meme, Bob Iger played down any problems with ESPN’s political agenda, right before the company issued new guidelines for hosts encouraging politics be intertwined with their sports reporting.
While he reshuffles the deck chairs on the Titanic, I thought I’d give Mr. Iger a helpful tip on the iceberg that’s taking his ship under. That’s the topic of this week’s 414 Project video.