ESPN: More Than Just a Television Station
Since 1979, ESPN has been known as being the Worldwide Leader in Sports. The technology in media is constantly changing, and the Worldwide Leader is doing the same. From 2000-2003, ESPN was awarded the Webby award for the best sports site. The Webby award is an annual award show given to the best websites and applications on the internet. They’ve been crowning internet sites for 13 years.
ESPN has been very aggressive lately about refining its presence on the web. In January, ESPN had just completed a full renovation of ESPN.com, which took nearly a year. The improved their video and search functions.
This past year, ESPN won a Webby for best sports mobile application with ESPN Mobile. Cell phones have changed so much in just the last 5 years. With new phones such as the Iphone and the Blackberry, the internet has been very popular on these devices.