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Katie Couric and the Cult of Sports Longform

Bryan and David react to the revelations in Couric’s memoir and discuss the future of longform journalism

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Bryan and David talk through details of Katie Couric’s memoir such as how she withheld insensitive comments from an interview with Ruth Bader Ginsburg and how the media pitted Couric against other women in the industry (4:35). Then, they dissect Lindsey Adler’s tweet that addresses the repercussions of highlighting longform journalism and discuss how this specifically relates to sportswriting (19:38). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.

Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes

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