D.C. Sports Media & the Washington Redskins
As players suit up for the NFL preseason, local media outlets are adopting different postures towards Washington's iconic football team. The Washington Times recently announced a "unique partnership" with the Redskins, teaming up with the franchise for both news content and marketing deals. Meanwhile, the Washington Business Journal has announced it will cease to use the team's name in its pages. We examine how local media cover the "burgundy and gold" and explore broader ethics issues in sports journalism.