Sportswriting: The Lively Game / Edition 1

Sportswriting: The Lively Game / Edition 1

by Conrad C. Fink
     
 

Think all it takes to be successful sportswriter is a love of sports? Read Sportswriting: The Lively Game and find out—sports fan is one thing: a sports report is another!

Conrad C. Fink, veteran journalist, editor and the author of Bottom Line Writing: Reporting the Sense of Dollars and Writing Opinion for Impact, provides

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Think all it takes to be successful sportswriter is a love of sports? Read Sportswriting: The Lively Game and find out—sports fan is one thing: a sports report is another!

Conrad C. Fink, veteran journalist, editor and the author of Bottom Line Writing: Reporting the Sense of Dollars and Writing Opinion for Impact, provides another common sense, real-life approach for journalism or sports management students wishing to break into the exciting, fast-paced world of sportswriting.

In vivid writing that is packed with the realities of sports reporting, Professor Fink provides insight only a veteran journalist can, such as:

  • Media strategies for you and your editor
  • Defining your demographic target
  • What are the new sports values
  • Who are your competitors in the sports arena

Learn to write quickly yet with impact; seek out the offbeat and unusual stories your editor and readers want; and recognize the potential conflicts inherent to sports reporting.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813822464
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/16/2001
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Part One: The Kickoff.

1. The Writer’s Arena.

2. What You Owe Your Readers.

Part Two: Our Blocking and Tackling: Strong Reporting.

3. Reporting the Key Elements.

4. Reporting the Wider Picture.

Part Three: Making the Writer’s Muse Move.

5. Writing It Straight.

6. Taking Readers Beyond the Score.

Part Four: Covering the Majors.

7. Covering Football: A Case Study.

8. Covering Baseball.

9. Covering Basketball.

Part Five: Covering the Others.

10. The Wider World of Sports.

Part Six: Columns: The Winner’s Circle in Sportswriting.

11. Writing Game Columns.

12. In This Corner.

Addendum.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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