Across all media - print, broadcast as well as online - sports journalism has come to occupy an increasingly visible space. Sports Journalism: Media, Sports and Society looks at the institutional, cultural, and economic environment and provides an invaluable overview of contemporary sports journalism across all media forms. This book offers a unique and up-to-date in-depth analysis of Sports Journalism as organized, produced, and consumed.

Sports Journalism or Sports Broadcasting?

Sports Journalism or Sports Broadcasting?

Sports journalism or sports broadcasting?

Newspapers may have been able to make Stanley Matthews, Tommy Lawton and Billy Wright into household names, but television could turn them into stars.

Stephen F. Kelly (1988: 8) Back Page Football: A Century of Newspaper Coverage. London: Queen Anne Press.

There is print sports journalism, there is broadcasting and then there is the sports pundit.

Graham Spiers Sportswriter, The Herald (interview with author, 13 December 2004).

You have got to play to your own strengths and do the things they [television] don't do. Interviewing on television in sport is usually an absolute farce. Every question's a cap of honour. I think we [print journalists] can do better than that.

Hugh McIlvanney, Sportswriter, Sunday Times, interviewed in The Independent, 5 December ...

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