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Essentials of Sports Reporting and Writing

ISBN-10: 0805864482
ISBN-13: 9780805864489
Edition: 2009
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/12/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 274
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introduction: The Field of Sports Writing
Types of Sports Stories: The Basics
Preparation: Tools for Successful Sports Reporting and Writing
Beginnings I: Basic Lead Writing
Beginnings II: Advanced Lead Writing
Beginnings III: Overused Leads
Middles I: Story Structures
Middles II: Effective Interviewing
Middles III: Use of Quotes
Middles IV: Play-By-Play
Endings I: Story Endings
Endings II: What Needs to be Included in Sports Stories
Other Types of Stories I: Sidebars
Other Types of Stories II: Advances and Follows
Other Types of Stories III: Sports Columns
Other Types of Stories IV: Features and Profiles
Other Types of Stories V: Sports News and Enterprise
Final Points I: Stylistic Errors to Avoid
Final Points II: Sports Journalism Ethics
Final Points III: Writing for Online and Blogging

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