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Tyler Bleszinski Blez

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SB Nation was founded by an experienced group of net pioneers and blogosphere leaders who have built strong Internet communities. From the beginning, we've focused on building the most interactive, fan-friendly sports sites on the web, and recruiting only ... more

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The objectivity that so many traditional outlets have driven for isn't what people want in that moment," said Tyler Bleszinski, the founder of SB Nation, the original property of Vox Media. He argues that it initiated the entire phenomenon of team blog networks. "They want the raw emotion they're feeling and someone to express it adequately. Only someone who lives and dies with their team can capture that."

Bleszinski adds that one of the main reasons he started the network was because he was personally frustrated by the lack of coverage of his favorite baseball team, the Oakland Athletics.
Similarly, on SB Nation, Tyler Bleszinski told me by email that the traffic a contributor's story attracts partly determines how much he is paid.
As a result, Allen argues that content built around GIFs and Vines, staples of these blogs that are largely absent from more traditional coverage, is an inescapable part of new sports media. "That's what people are clicking on," he says.

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- Tyler Bleszinski, Founder, SB Nation/Vox Media

SB Nation co-founder ...

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SB Nation co-founder Tyler Bleszinski left the company. He will remain an adviser to Vox Media.

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- Tyler Bleszinski (@papiblez) December 14, 2015

Many readers may not know the name Tyler Bleszinski off the top of their heads, but he's one of the more impactful and influential people when it comes to the rise of new media in sports. Bleszinski is the founder of Athletics Nation, which grew into SB Nation, which grew into Vox Media. Bleszinski was SB Nation's first CEO and led the company on the trajectory to where it is today as a major player in sports media. He announced this week that he's leaving his full-time duties at Vox to spend more time with his family.

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