Sports Journalism: A Practical Introduction

SAGE, 09.04.2005 - 180 Seiten
'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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The sports desk
reporting the action
sports news and photography
sports features
Broadcast media
Online publishing
The sports journalists tool kit
Key terms

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Über den Autor (2005)

I am a senior lecturer in journalism at Sheffield Hallam University and I teach on the sports journalism and international broadcast journalism postgraduate courses. My background is in sports and television journalism, and I am the author of the standard text on sports journalism, used in universities throughout the world - Sport Journalism: A practical Introduction, published by Sage, London.

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