Follow up: ESPN has responded to the column from @JohnCanzanoBFT headlined: "At ESPN, money talks, journalism walks."
The column is here: http://bit.ly/zTfUAl
ESPN vice president of communications @espnmikes gave a statement today to the Sports Business Daily:
"His premise was not supported by fact and an insult to the hundreds of people at ESPN who deliver strong journalism every day"
Something of interest: Canzano's ESPN column drew more comments (162) than the paper's Rose Bowl live chat (128). It is one of the most commented pieces of content on the Oregonlive.com site.