Sports media: Sports Illustrated sells its rights, not its soul

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Chicago Sun-Times—Magazine’s sale to non-media entity won’t affect its journalistic standards. I don’t see many movies, so I’m about to date myself. Remember “Conspiracy Theory” with Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts from 1997? Hey, that’s only 22 years ago – half my life ago Anyway, Roberts’ character, government lawyer Alice Sutton, notices that Gibson’s character, paranoid conspiracy theorist Jerry Fletcher, has a dozen copies of “Catcher in the Rye” on a shelf. Jerry admits to owning more that he stores elsewhere...

Small media company to run Sports Illustrated for new owner. The company that recently bought Sports Illustrated has found someone to run it: a small media company called Maven