"The role of security isn't just the idea of the guard at the gate anymore or the perimeter fence. It really has to take into account the idea that you're facing the technology that the average fan is bringing into the facility."
Commissioner William J Bratton, chairman of Teneo Risk and former head of the New York City and Los Angeles Police Departments, on stadium safety and security in the 21st century.
ISSUE 04 SELECTIONS
Kicking the Suburbs Out of the American Game
Street culture lights the way to a new soccer economy, contends Matt Jarvis, CEO of 72andSunny and founder of Electric Futsal.
A flyaround of stories from the media-sphere shows a bumper yield of creative storytelling, suggests a soccer content land grab, and underscores an industry in rapid transition.
The Billions actor reflects on his affection for Liverpool FC, recalls a brush with a former CIA Director, mulls a Russia boycott, and reminisces about a tuna melt from a bygone Williamsburg.
“—something we hope will contribute to the further definition of what it is to enjoy television.”
Patrick Vien, A+E Networks Managing Director, on History’s sweeping programming initiative, History of Football, premiering in 160 territories internationally on May 28.
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Football and the Global City
An interview with Gensler’s Jonathan Emmett, and a look at LAFC’s Banc of California Stadium in the context of a rapidly changing Downtown Los Angeles.
A day in the life at the Hercules Campus home of the California-born global firm.
The author, Beasts of No Nation and Speak No Evil, and founder/EIC of Ventures Africa, on his film, Waiting for Hassana, his inspirations, and his nascent media enterprise.