“Peacock should not be proud of coverage”
— Headline from Aug. 14, 1992, Daily News sports media column.
Yeah, we wrote that 24 years ago. How time flies when things don’t really change.
Ty Duffy from TheBigLead.com, who may not have even been born when I wrote that story years ago, wrote this that we tend to agree with:
“The Olympics are an imperfect fit now. We’re only on the precipice of a sea change. The cable model is on its last legs. It’s not clear what the future will look like or whether Internet streaming will be able to replace the revenue generated from a traditional TV audience. The event feels far more like its butting against the future, than being at the forefront of it.”
We have more on that and more at this link …