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 Digital Age

Sports Journalism in the Digital Age

Sports journalism in the digital age

I think increasingly the heart of sports journalism is going to be on the web.

Andrew Thompson, Head of BBC Sports News, Interactivity and Digital Media (interview with author, 18 April 2005)

We are too quick to look at the finish line, instead of studying or enjoying the race. We want winners, even if the losers have better tales to tell. We want controversy instead of wisdom. We live in an era of breaking news. Too much, too quick, all the time.

Sportswriter, Tom Humphries (2003: 371) Laptop Dancing and the Nanny Goat Mambo: A Sportswriter's Year, Pocket Books/Townhouse: Dublin.

Digital media are significantly changing the environment within which journalists operate. Developing some of the issues raised in ...

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