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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca collect the show’s best Slate Plus bonus segments. First, Josh and Stefan talk with the Washington Post’s Dan Steinberg about how to be a sports columnist in 2015. Then, Josh, Mike, and Stefan are joined by Allison Benedikt, host of the Slate podcast Mom and Dad Are Fighting, to discuss the perils and payoffs of taking your kids to sporting events. Stefan and Mike also chat with Sports Illustrated’s Emma Span about the rise of baseball commentator Jessica Mendoza and the sexism faced by women in sports media. Finally, Josh, Mike, and Stefan talk about East Coast bias in sports media.
Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:
- Follow Dan Steinberg on Twitter and read him in the Washington Post.
- Allison Benedikt’s podcast Mom and Dad Are Fighting.
- Follow Emma Span on Twitter and read her in Sports Illustrated.
- Is East Coast bias a thing in sports media?
Podcast production and edit by Zack Dinerstein.
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