Category: Sports Media News

Posted on May 31st, 2017 in Sports Media News by Mark Alewine

Sports writing giant Frank Deford died this week at the age of 78. Reactions to his passing have poured in as members of the sports media tip their cap to one of the most influential writers in the history of the industry. Here is a small taste of the remembrances from some of the best …

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Posted on March 9th, 2017 by reaharri

FOX Sports mourned the loss of director Bill Webb on Tuesday, March 7. Webb was an inductee into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame last December, was a major part of 30 Sports Emmys won by FOX and directed 17 World Series in his lifetime. Ken Rosenthal wrote a touching tribute to his mentor and …

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Posted on January 25th, 2017 in Sports Media News by reaharri

Prior to 2008, Erin Andrews was a talented sports reporter working for ESPN. After 2008, Erin Andrews still had talent to spare, but had gained another identity as the victim of a stalker who took videos of her through a peephole in her hotel room door and posted them online. Last year, she won a court case …

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Posted on January 20th, 2017 by reaharri

The Miami Herald announced that longtime venerated sports columnist Edwin Pope passed away at 88 years old the night of January 19th. Below, see tributes to Pope from colleagues, peers and the teams he covered. Tribute by Barry Jackson Tribute by Greg Cote Miami Dolphins’ press box renamed Pope’s last column Our thoughts are with the …

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Posted on July 30th, 2016 in Sports Media News by fgogola

By Pamela C. Laucella (IUPUI), Marie Hardin (Penn State), Steve Bien-Aimé (Penn State), and Dunja Antunovic (Bradley University) Published in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly Abstract This study surveyed sports editors about gender-related issues in hiring and coverage. Although many editors estimate reader interest to be low and do not believe coverage of women’s sports …

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Posted on April 6th, 2016 in 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Sports Media News, Student Work by ztwagner

By Cameron Stewart | @ThatManCam Sports Capital Journalism Program HOUSTON — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the 10 members of its class of 2016. Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson, Yao Ming, Sheryl Swoopes, Zelmo Beatty, Tom Izzo, John McLendon, Darell Garretson, Cumberland Posey, and Jerry Reinsdorf will be enshrined on September 9 at Springfield, …

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