The Philip Merrill College of Journalism and the Shirley Povich Chair for Sports Journalism hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, "Diversity in Sports Media: What Happened?"
The discussion was moderated by Kevin Blackistone, Merrill's Shirley Povich Chair for Sports Journalism.
The panel featured George Solomon, former sports editor of the Washington Post and Merrill's Shirley Povich Visiting Professor; USA Today columnist Christine Brennan; Greg Lee, Senior Assistant Sports Editor, The Boston Globe;
Scott Ridge, Editor-in-Chief, AOL FanHouse.com; Tony Wyllie, senior vice president, Washington Redskins; Emilio Garcia-Ruiz, Local Editor, The Washington Post/ former Sports Assistant Managing Editor, The Washington Post;
Jonas Shaffer, Sports Editor, The Diamondback; and Rick “Doc” Walker, commentator ESPN980 and college/professional football analyst.