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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The Sport Star

Modern Sport and the Cultural Economy of Sporting Celebrity

Author: Barry Smart

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761943518

Category: Social Science

Page: 217

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Why are sport stars central to celebrity culture? What are the implications of their fame? Proceeding from a broadly based discussion of heroism, fame and celebrity, Smart addresses a number of prominent modern sports and sport stars, including Michael Jordan (basketball), David Beckham (football), Tiger Woods (golf), Anna Kournikova and the Williams sisters (tennis). He analyses the development of modern sport in the UK and USA, demonstrating the key economic and cultural factors that have contributed to the popularity of sport stars, while examining issues such as race and gender, the impact of professionalization, growing media coverage, the role of agents and the increasing presence of commercial corporations providing sponsorship and endorsement contracts. This book situates the sport star as the embodiment of the various tensions of age, class, race, gender and culture. It argues that sporting figures possess an increasingly rare quality of authenticity that gives them the capacity to lift and inspire people. The book is a major contribution to the sociology and culture of sport and celebrity.
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Newspaper Journalism

A Practical Introduction

Author: Susan Pape

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761943297

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 222

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This practical introduction to journalism covers all the key elements and distinctive features that constitute good newspaper journalism and provides students with a rich resource of real life examples, case studies and exercises.
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Football in the New Media Age

Author: Raymond Boyle,Richard Haynes

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415317900

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 181

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Uses interviews with key players in the media and soccer industry to analyze the impact of media change on British soccer.
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Journalism

A Critical History

Author: Martin Conboy

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761941002

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 246

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Journalism: A Critical History provides a history of the development of newspapers, periodicals and broadcast journalism which: enables readers to engage critically with contemporary issues within the news media; outlines the connections, as well as the distinctions, across historical periods; spans the introduction of printed news to the arrival of the 'new' news media; demonstrates how journalism has always been informed by a cultural practices broader and more dynamic than the simple provision of news; By situating journalism in its historical context, this book enables students to more ful.
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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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Journalism

Principles and Practice

Author: Tony Harcup

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761974994

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 179

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'Journalism' offers a wide-ranging introduction to journalism, which combines the experience and advice of practising journalists with insights gained by its academic study.
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Taking the Field

Women, Men, and Sports

Author: Michael A. Messner

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 9781452904481

Category: Feminism and sports

Page: 239

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Sports Journalism

A Multimedia Primer

Author: Rob Steen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317805798

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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A History of Sports Highlights

Replayed Plays from Edison to ESPN

Author: Ray Gamache

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786456647

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 255

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This book traces the development and popularity of the sportscast highlight—the dominant news frame in the crowded medium of electronic sports journalism—as the primary means of communicating about sports and athletes. It explores the intricate relationships among media producers, sports leagues and organizations, and audiences, and explains that sportscast highlights are not a recent development, given their prominent use within a news context in every medium from early news film actualities and newsreels to network and cable television to today’s new media platforms.
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