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WWE insiders break down new streaming strategy

Morning and welcome to Insider Advertising for January 28. I’m senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here’s what’s going on: WWE’s new streaming strategy. PR giant APCO links up with data startup. Instagram mega influencer Danielle Bernstein alleged of ripping off fashion designers. If this email was forwarded to you, […]
WWE insiders break down new streaming strategy
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WWE cofounder Linda McMahon, who has raised more than $100 million for Trump, once hired a suspected child molester, an Insider investigation reveals

As President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign lurches toward the finish line, many of his supporters have seized on an increasingly deranged and unsupported set of accusations and tropes that paint Joe Biden and the Democratic Party as tolerant of sex predators who prey on children. The line of attack, which […]
WWE cofounder Linda McMahon, who has raised more than $100 million for Trump, once hired a suspected child molester, an Insider investigation reveals
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The inside story of the WWE ThunderDome, a futuristic arena built for the pandemic, which has had 130,000 total entry requests from fans since August

Major professional sports leagues around the world shut down early in 2020 as the coronavirus spread globally. The world’s leading professional wrestling firm, WWE, was different, holding events behind-closed-doors for almost the whole of the pandemic. As the world locked down, WWE was trying to prepare for WrestleMania, its signature […]
The inside story of the WWE ThunderDome, a futuristic arena built for the pandemic, which has had 130,000 total entry requests from fans since August
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A WWE Hall of Famer says he was left ‘angry’ and ‘in shock’ after Michael Jordan was ‘very disrespectful’ to him during an encounter at the 1992 Olympics

WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry says he was left “angry” and “in shock” by Michael Jordan’s behaviour during an encounter at the 1992 Olympic Games. Henry was competing in power-lifting for the USA when he decided to introduce himself to the country’s basketball squad, which included Jordan. “Who are […]
A WWE Hall of Famer says he was left ‘angry’ and ‘in shock’ after Michael Jordan was ‘very disrespectful’ to him during an encounter at the 1992 Olympics
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WWE fired dozens of wrestlers and other talent just days after a controversial decision deemed them an essential business in Florida and fans are livid with Vince McMahon

WWE fans are livid with Vince McMahon and the company for firing dozens of wrestlers and other talent on Wednesday. The company had been deemed an “essential business” by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, meaning it could continue to broadcast live shows from its facility as long as fans weren’t in […]
WWE fired dozens of wrestlers and other talent just days after a controversial decision deemed them an essential business in Florida and fans are livid with Vince McMahon
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The coronavirus has forced WWE to play to empty arenas, leading to high drama, hilarious cuts to empty seats, and some must-see television in a world without sports

WWE is operating its shows without fans due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. With audience participation such a critical part of what makes professional wrestling come to life, the results of this experiment are some of the most fascinating art that you’ll ever see on television. On […]
The coronavirus has forced WWE to play to empty arenas, leading to high drama, hilarious cuts to empty seats, and some must-see television in a world without sports
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Wrestling legend Ric Flair is pushing for a ‘phenomenal’ match between his WWE star daughter and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s daughter, Simone

Wrestling legend Ric Flair says he wants his and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s daughters to fight in the WWE. Charlotte Flair, Ric’s daughter, has been a WWE Superstar since 2015, while Johnson’s daughter, Simone, signed her first professional contract with the organisation last month. “Oh yeah, of course,” Flair told […]
Wrestling legend Ric Flair is pushing for a ‘phenomenal’ match between his WWE star daughter and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s daughter, Simone