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Michael Jordan was first choice for Dennis Rodman's North Korea trip

Friday, May 31, 2013

Offended by criticism that Dennis Rodman’s basketball diplomacy was a marketing gimmick for their season finale on North Korea, the creators of “Vice,” a new HBO newsmagazine, said Wednesday that Mr. Rodman had improved the program but was not even their first choice. “Michael Jordan wasn’t interested,” said Shane Smith, the founder and chief executive of the Vice Media Group. (New York Times)

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