Sports Journalism

A Practical Introduction

Author: Phil Andrews

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446292800

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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The sports journalist of today needs to be well equipped for the digital age. From the challenges of minute-by-minute reporting to the demands of writing for online outlets, blogging and podcasting, sports journalism is now fully immersed in new and social media. Sports Journalism: A Practical Guide will give you the skills you need to navigate these new platforms, whilst also teaching you the basics of interviewing, reporting, feature writing for print and commentary for radio and television. This new edition now includes: New examples demonstrating the use of social media in sports journalism A new chapter on the current professional working practice of sports journalism, covering the skills required of agency and freelance journalists today A new chapter on sports public relations Expanded coverage of radio and television sports journalism, with more emphasis on commentary and multi-platform working Quotes from working journalists, offering valuable insights into the industry. This book is a complete guide to the practice of sports journalism across all platforms: print, online, radio, television and social media sites.
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Sports Journalism

A Practical Introduction

Author: Phil Andrews

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1847877958

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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'This is a well-written and detailed guide to Sports Journalism. It provides a solid grounding in all aspects of Sports Journalism and is impressively up-to-date and well-informed' -Marie Penman, Lecturer in Journalism, Fife College of Further and Higher Education 'This book is a must read for those wanting to start a career in the ever changing and expanding world of sports journalism' -Andy Haigh, Second Year Student BA (Hons) Journalism, Cumbria Institute of the Arts This text provides both a contextual and practical overview of sports journalism, including: - the organization and interdependence of broadcast, print and digital media - how media coverage of sport is structured and prioritised - interviews, sources and contacts - planning, researching and covering an event - writing news, features, profiles etc Sports is the fastest growing sector in the media, and sports coverage is no longer relegated to the back page of a newspaper. Phil Andrews has written a timely and engaging book designed to meet the requirements of the growing number of courses and modules on sports journalism.
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Newspaper Journalism

A Practical Introduction

Author: Susan Pape,Susan Featherstone,Sue Featherstone

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761943297

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 222

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'As well as guides on how to report courts and councils, Newspaper Journalism offers tips on how to write both news stories and features and how to make and keep contacts. The tips are packed with real life examples from journalists working on provincial newspapers. A worthwhile read - and not just for the latest newshound to join the press pack' - www.HoldtheFrontPage.co.uk'This is lucid, lean and up-to-date introduction to newspaper journalism and how to do it' - Jane Taylor, The Surrey Institute of Art and DesignA practical introduction to journalism, and the broader context in which journalists operate, Newspaper Journalism covers the key elements and distinctive features that constitute good newspaper journalism. Engagingly written, the book is also a rich resource of real life examples, anecdotes, case studies and exercises.Susan Pape and Susan Featherstone have drawn on their considerable experience to provide a solid grounding in the principles and practice of newspaper journalism. The resulting book recognises the needs of the profession and those seeking to enter it.
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Sports Journalism

A Multimedia Primer

Author: Rob Steen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317805801

Category: Social Science

Page: 230

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Sports Journalism is a comprehensive guide to the purpose, principles and practice of this unique profession. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, including important new material on social media and the rise of on-line journalism, this is still the only book to explore the fundamentals of sports reporting across every media platform. Combining an introduction to practical skills, contextual discussion of the changing media environment, and important case studies, including the ground-breaking story of Lance Armstrong, the book covers key topics such as: essential relationships in sports journalism - networking and the Sports Desk print journalism for magazines, tabloids, broadsheets and the internet live action – news, radio and television sports journalism effective research – managing and accessing sources, information, statistics practical skills for managing schedules and meeting deadlines working with sports agents and PR professionals getting the best from press conferences and interviews. Laced with revealing anecdotes from the author's own thirty years’ experience of domestic and international sport journalism, and including questions in each chapter to encourage critical reflection and notes on further reading, Sports Journalism is the ultimate insider’s guide and an invaluable student companion.
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Introduction to Journalism

Author: Carole Fleming

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761941828

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 245

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An Introduction to Journalism examines the skills needed to work as a journalist in newspapers, television, radio, and online. This book provides case studies as a guide to researching stories, interviewing, and writing for each medium, as well as recording material for both radio and television. It offers a wide range of comments and tips on the best way to approach stories and includes interviews with journalists working on a variety of news outlets, from the BBC to weekly newspapers.
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Sports Journalism

Context and Issues

Author: Raymond Boyle

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 1446223787

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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"Boyle’s study is essential reading for all students, teachers and researchers of sports journalism." - Journalism "Very clear and accessible, addressing key and complex issues in a plain and clearcut way." -Alan Tomlinson, University of Brighton Across all media; print, broadcast as well as online, sports journalism has come to occupy an increasingly visible space. This book looks at the institutional, cultural and economic environment and provides an invaluable overview of contemporary sports journalism across all media forms. The book: Situates sports journalism within the broader historical, economic, technological and cultural contexts. Examines the commercialisation of sport and the impact this is having on sports journalism. Looks at the relationship between PR and journalism. Considers the gendered nature of the industry and the impact of digital technology on professional practice.
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Race, Racism and Sports Journalism

Author: Neil Farrington,Daniel Kilvington,Amir Saeed

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415676401

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 172

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Beginning with a theoretical discussion of race, sport and media, this book critically examines issues of race, racism and sports journalism and offers practical advice on sports reporting, including a discussion of guidelines for ethical journalism. In a series of case studies, representations of race will be explored through historical and contemporary analysis of international media coverage, including online and digital platforms. The background and impacts of these representations will also be discussed through interviews with athletes and sports journalists. Subjects covered include: cricket in the UK, Australian and Asian media, with particular focus on Pakistan athletics and media representations of athletes, including a study of the reporting of South African runner Caster Semenya football and the under-representation of British-Asians, with an analysis of how race is constructed in the digital arena boxing with particular reference to Muhammad Ali, America and Islam Formula One and analysis of the media reporting, international spectator response and racism towards Lewis Hamilton, described in the media as the first black driver. Finally, the book will analyse the make-up of sports journalism, examining the causes and consequences of a lack of diversity within the profession.
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The Norton Book of Sports

Author: George Plimpton

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393030402

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 489

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A collection of writings on sports covers everything from baseball, to snorkeling, to race car driving, and includes stories and essays by Roger Angell, Mark Twain, W.P. Kinsella, John McPhee, Ring Lardner, James Joyce, Don Delillo, and many others
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Ethics and Journalism

Author: Karen Sanders

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761969679

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 196

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What are ethics? Why does ethical journalism matter? How do ethics affect good journalism? Ethics and Journalism provides a comprehensive overview of the main approaches to ethical enquiry in Western journalism. It examines the ethical dilemmas faced by journalists in all areas of the media and sets our ways of achieving ethical journalism. Ethics and Journalism: - Explores such subjects as: private lives and the public interest, relations to sources and coverage of death, disease and destruction - Examines the role of regulation and self-regulation of the media industry - Discusses strategies of good journalism - Thoroughly examines the role of industry codes. Ethics and Journalism is informed by interviews with top journalists and editors and is written in a clear and accessible style. It includes an exhaustive bibliography as well as an excellent list of relevant web-sites. It will be essential reading for all journalism, media and politics students studying journalism and ethics, as well as for those who already work in the media and are interested in understanding ethical issues.
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Writing Feature Articles

Author: Brendan Hennessy

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240516915

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 414

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Hennessy's classic text tells you everything you need to know about writing successful features. You will learn how to formulate and develop ideas and how to shape them to fit different markets. Now in its fourth edition, Writing Feature Articles has been fully revised and updated to take into account the changing requirements of journalism and media courses. You will also discover how to exploit new technology for both researching and writing online. Learn step-by-step how to plan, research and write articles for a wide variety of 'popular', 'quality' and specialist publications. Discover more and make the advice stick by completing the tasks and reading the keen analysis of extracts from the best of today's writing. Packed with inspirational advice in a friendly, highly readable style, this guide is a must-have for practising and aspiring journalists and writers. * Write effective articles for a variety of media using this bestselling guide * Gain practical and in-depth guidance to successful writing and publishing * Update your skills with new sections on writing for online publications and computer-aided research
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