“We are a sports network.”
ESPN saw an especially tumultuous year in 2017 between layoffs, John Skipper’s resignation and public clashes with the White House.
Many will point at Jemele Hill’s tweets about Donald Trump and Jerry Jones, which resulted in a two-week suspension, as the controversies that brought the company to readdress its social media policy.
Via Sporting News:
SN: You guys like to play hardball, so how do you feel about President Trump ripping ESPN, Jemele Hill and protesting NFL players?
SAS: Do I believe the President should be wasting his time commenting about stuff like that? No. Do I believe the President has been a bit juvenile in his behavior? Yes he has. Having said that, it’s one thing to attack what he does, it’s an entirely different matter to attack him.

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