Welcome to Sports Journalism! Below, you will find some basic information about this course.Essential Questions:By the end of this cycle, we will have answers to the following questions:
Why do sports play a significant role in our culture?
What written and verbal techniques are essential to be an effective sports journalist?
How has sports journalism changed over time?
How does sports reporting differ when using audio, visual and written forms?
Does sports reporting differ when covering different types of sports?
Homework: This class is designed so that our study and investigation of sports journalism will occur during our class time. Most work will be completed within the time of a class period each day. Students may decide to work on projects from home, if we feel more time is needed.
In this class, we will...
explore the role that sports plays in our culture
read and listen to professional sports journalists
study how they tell the stories of the games and the athletes
explore how journalists give play-by-play and color commentary in newspaper articles, on the radio, and on television
examine how journalists research and compose feature articles that highlight a particular athlete, a coach, or an issue
apply what has been learned and write or deliver original reports on local or national games or sporting events.
Take a look at some highlights from our class:Click here for a look at Sports Journalism Highlights
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