Video: The Great American Sports Page at the Newseum


Video: The Great American Sports Page at the Newseum
Jan 13, 2020

A number of the nation’s top sports writers, columnists and editors gathered at the Newseum on Dec. 7 to discuss great sports journalism and great sports journalists of past and present.

The program, which can be watched in full below, was the latest in a series of annual discussions about sports journalism co-presented by The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism and the Freedom Forum Institute.

Panelists included: Tom Boswell, columnist for The Washington PostDavid Kindred, contributing writer for Sports on Earth; Jane Leavy, sportswriter and author; Kevin Merida, senior vice president and editor-in-chief of The Undefeated; John Schulian, former columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, screenwriter and editor of “The Great American Sports Page: A Century of Classic Columns;” and Ava Wallace, college sportswriter for The Washington Post.


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