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Author: Kathryn T Stofer; James Schaffer; Brian A Rosenthal
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2010.
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Sports Journalism introduces students to sports reporting careers and to the writing style sports writers and media relations professionals use. The book stresses the importance of basic writing fundamentals and high ethical standards, essential values for sports journalists. Introductory chapters acquaint readers with issues and challenges in an industry in transition: changing technology, multimedia capability,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Stofer, Kathryn T.
Sports journalism.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2010
(DLC) 2009020212
(OCoLC)391339904
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn T Stofer; James Schaffer; Brian A Rosenthal
ISBN: 9781442200838 1442200839 1282522183 9781282522183
OCLC Number: 659561145
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 287 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Living the life. Routine? What routine? ; Take down or reversal? --
Covering the game. A new kind of sports reporter ; Advance stories ; Game summary ; Post-game analysis --
Finding the sources. Beat reporting ; Developing sources ; Building relationships with sources --
Asking the questions. Interviewing skills ; Asking the right questions ; Interview settings ; Using quotations ; Style, placing attribution --
Working with the media. Sports information directors ; Credential requests ; News releases --
Choosing the words. Journalistic writing style ; Proofreading --
Writing the story. Sports news values ; Features stories ; Leads ; Nut graf ; Story structure ; Columns --
Following the style. AP style ; Headlines ; Captions ; Libel and other legalities --
Making the numbers count. Understanding the game ; Interpreting the game ; Feeding the fans ; Dollars and cents ; Arbitration suits ; For the record --
Highlighting the greats. Participatory journalism ; Giants of the past ; A more muscular prose ; Modern masters --
Appendix A: AP sports guidelines and style --
Appendix B: Society of Professional Journalists' code of ethics --
Appendix C: Glossary of news and sports terms.
Responsibility: Kathryn T. Stofer, James R. Schaffer, Brian A. Rosenthal.

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Sports Journalism introduces students to sports reporting careers and to the writing style sports writers and media relations professionals use. The book stresses the importance of basic writing fundamentals and high ethical standards, essential values for sports journalists. Introductory chapters acquaint readers with issues and challenges in an industry in transition: changing technology, multimedia capability, citizen journalists and bloggers, shrinking news holes, and the deadline-dictated lifestyle of sports journalists. Skills chapters elaborate on news values and the conventions of j.

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