Sports Journalism: A Multimedia Primer

Sports Journalism: A Multimedia Primer

by Rob Steen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415394244

ISBN-13: 9780415394246

Pub. Date: 10/01/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Sports Journalism is a comprehensive guide to the purpose, principles and practice of this unique profession and is designed to be enjoyed by students of both mainstream and sports specialist journalism.

Providing a clear and structured approach to learning about both the craft of sports writing and the practical skills involved in becoming successful at

Overview

Sports Journalism is a comprehensive guide to the purpose, principles and practice of this unique profession and is designed to be enjoyed by students of both mainstream and sports specialist journalism.

Providing a clear and structured approach to learning about both the craft of sports writing and the practical skills involved in becoming successful at your job, Sports Journalism, offers a comprehensive insiders guide to the business including:

  • key 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 twenty-five years experience of domestic and international sport journalism, Sports Journalism: A Multimedia Primer is an invaluable student companion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415394246
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Hardest Job Ever Craved- An Almost Shameless Confession 2. Batting and Balling - A Short History of Sportswriting 3. Whose Agenda is it Anyway? Sports Journalism in the Digital Age 4. The Knowledge 5. Then, in the final minute - The Match Report 6. Breaking the News - The News Story 7. "Hi," Said Muhammad, Aimiably - The Interview 7. Beneath the Mud - The Feature 8. Me, The Jury 10. The Advantage of Distance - Periodicals 11. Live and Exclusive - Broadcasting 12. The Safety Net - Editing and Sub-Editing 13. Views from the Top - Sportswriters on Sportswriting 14. Glossary of Journalistic Terms 15. Further Reading. References. Bibliography

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