Robert Paul media column

Media column: Robert Paul discusses esports photography and trying to stand out in a static industry

Robert Paul is probably the most well-known photographer in esports.

May 8, 2017
esports media

Media column: Why Moon embracing interviews is important

In interviews, FlyQuest’s Galen “Moon” Holgate is often one of the most insightful and interesting League of Legends pros.

April 25, 2017
Callum Leslie

Media Column: Callum Leslie on Hearthstone coverage, journalistic fearlessness and calling people out on Twitter

Callum Leslie is not afraid to call out esports media members on social media.

April 18, 2017
Media column Tim Sevenhuysen

Media Column: Tim “magic” Sevenhuysen on using statistics in League of Legends writing

Analytics have become common in traditional sports, and League of Legends’ growth has come with a similar numbers-based movement.

April 11, 2017
Media column Tim Sevenhuysen

Media Column: Richard Lewis on broadcast rights, the need for investigative journalism and launching his website (Part 2)

In the second of a two-part interview, Richard Lewis talked about broadcast rights in esports, what journalists can do better in this space, and what he’s looking to achieve with the launch of his website

April 3, 2017
Media column Tim Sevenhuysen

Media Column: Richard Lewis on adjusting to TV and why outlets should abandon Reddit (Part 1)

Richard Lewis’ career in esports has led to this moment, even if he didn’t believe so.

March 28, 2017
Media column Tim Sevenhuysen

Slingshot Media Column: Mark Register of Blitz Esports

Blitz Esports has made its presence known in the League of Legends coverage scene in the last month.

March 20, 2017
Media column Tim Sevenhuysen

Slingshot Media Column: Thorin (Part 2) on broadcast rights, how he defines good work and which players would make good casters

In Part 2 of my interview with esports historian Duncan “Thorin” Shields, we talk about the impact of broadcast rights on the future of esports, why podcasts and videos are important and what he considers “good content.”

March 13, 2017
Media column Tim Sevenhuysen

Slingshot Media Column: Thorin on audience consumption, outlets’ sustainability and what the industry will be in five years

The evolving esports media space has perhaps never been so robust, and there’s not anybody better to talk about it than Duncan “Thorin” Shields.

March 6, 2017
Media column Tim Sevenhuysen

Slingshot Media Column: lurppis interview, transcribing transparency, what should be a story?

Tomi “lurppis” Kovanen has the rare distinction among esports media members of also having been a professional player.

February 28, 2017