Slingshot Esports closes down, cites lack of funding

Joe Ragazzo's day job is Executive Publisher at Talking Points Memo, and I guess that will continue to be his day job as his side project is unfortunately dead in the water. Slingshot tried to be the membership-supported quality esports platform we all need, and failed because we don't deserve it. Or rather it failed because the murky mess of esports is a lot more complicated than any media executive might think, and the fact that most of the fans of esports as those with savvy purchasing (piracy) habits, and informed primarily by reddit comments doesn't help.


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