ESPN the Magazine Is Ceasing Publishing in September.
Sports publication ESPN the Magazine will reportedly end its print operation in September, according to Sports Business Journal.
“Consumer habits are evolving rapidly, and this requires ESPN to evolve as well,” ESPN said in statement. “The only change here is that we are moving away from printing it on paper and sending it in the mail. … Our data shows the vast majority of readers already consume our print journalism on digital platforms, and this approach will maximize our reach and impact.”
ESPN added that it will possibly still print special editions of its magazine (e.g. The Body Issue) in the future. A tweet from Sports Business Journal says that there have been no layoffs and many of the publication’s employees “have already been integrate across other ESPN platforms.”
A Gunman Opened Fire on the Last Day of Classes at UNC Charlotte.
A gunman who was armed with a pistol opened fire on the UNC Charlotte campus around 6 p.m. on Tuesday, CNN reports. Two were reported dead, while four other were injured—three of which are in critical condition, according to authorities. Students were waiting for a Waka Flocka Concert.
After receiving calls about the shooting, the university tweeted the messages “Run, Hide, Fight” and “Secure yourself immediately!” to warn students of the situation.
“When officers arrived at the scene, they found multiple people with gunshot wounds on the campus,” CNN adds. “Police identified the suspect as Trystan Terrell, 22. He was taken into custody without incident.”
The Chi Has Been Renewed for Season 3.
Congratulations to Lena Waithe. Her Showtime hit, The Chi, has reportedly been renewed for a third season, according to Deadline.
“The Chi revels in revealing the beating heart of the South Side of Chicago,” Gary Levine, President of Entertainment at Showtime Networks, recently stated. “We, like our viewers, have fallen in love with these characters, and we remain eager to see where Lena and her fellow artists will take them in Season 3.”
Season 2 of The Chi airs at 10 p.m. on Sundays. Read more here.
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