The second edition of Sports Journalism: An Introduction to Reporting and Writing has passed the test of time, been used in classrooms internationally, received approval and praise from professors and students, and now it, too, has moved into the new environment of sports media. New chapters on social media and topical issues in the sports world, as well as fresh examples and new references to current technology fill its pages whether you choose to read from a tablet, a Smartphone, a Chromebook or old-fashioned paper wrapped in a cardboard cover.
Inside this new edition you'll find
* Three new chapters devoted to the evolution from a daily news source to a 24/7 news cycle.
* Interviews with journalists whose circulation is measured in the number of Twitter followers he or she has.
* A chapter encouraging discussion of ethical issues affecting today's athletes: Should college athletes be paid to compete? Can play be too violent? Is there a level playing field for men and women? How should eligibility be determined for athletes who may be transitioning their gender identity?
* A glossary that includes terms such as `hot takes,' `scrum,' `trolls.' 4 Tables, unspecified; 24 Halftones, black and white; 1 Illustrations, black and white