Sports Journalism: A Multimedia Primer

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Taylor & Francis, Aug 14, 2007 - Social Science - 224 pages
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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.

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