MEDIA BRANDS: Baseball playoff coverage places spotlight on mass media's biggest hits and misses

It may seem odd to turn to sports for a lesson on the media, but you needn't look further than the coverage of this year's baseball playoffs to see the good and bad sides of big media, an economic reality constantly vilified by journalists and watchdog groups afraid of a few huge conglomerates controlling the lion's share of the nation's news and entertainment content.

by Matthew Creamer

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