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 in the Age of 24/7 Media

Sports Journalism in the Age of 24/7 Media

Sports journalism in the age of 24/7 media

Like everything else in the post-war years, sportswriting had undergone significant change. The determined romanticism of a more innocent age had yielded to higher standards of journalism. The best of the old-timers, who saw their roles primarily as drama critic and bards, were facile essayists. Some of them may not have identified an unscheduled news story if it had come with a letter of introduction, but with their quills they could tell you who got the game-winning goal or run while they tickled you. They told a mean fairy tale.

Ken Jones, Sportswriter (2000: 40) Decline and fall of popular sportswriting, British Journalism Review. Vol. 11 No. 1.

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