East Coast bias: Hang Up and Listen on the modern sports column, taking your kids to games, and women in sports media.

Is There Really East Coast Bias in Sports Media?

Is There Really East Coast Bias in Sports Media?

Slate's sports podcast.
Nov. 16 2015 4:29 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Bonus Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on how to write a sports column, taking your kids to games, women in sports media, and East Coast bias.

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Listen to Hang Up and Listen with Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca by clicking the arrow on the audio player below:

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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:

Podcast production and edit by Zack Dinerstein.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.