Tag Archives: Sports Journalism

Carnival of Journalism: Journalists as Capitalists

Haven’t we spent enough time asking what journalists can and can’t do? Haven’t we spent enough time asking what the definition of journalism is? Seriously, enough already. When I saw this month’s Carnival of Journalism prompt from Michael Rosenblum, I … Continue reading

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After the Paterno Debacle: A New Twitter Ethos Is Needed

My blog entry taking a look at Twitter and the sloppy reporting surrounding the death of Joe Paterno was posted at the Online Journalism Review today.

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Coming to UMass: Documentary Filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist; showing of ‘The Two Escobars’

Filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist will speak and show his award-winning documentary “The Two Escobars” on Thursday, Feb 24 at 4 p.m. at the Cape Cod Lounge. This is a phenomenal documentary and a riveting piece of storytelling. It is part of … Continue reading

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Great Opportunity with American Junior Golf Association!

We recently received this e-mail from Lauren Shelly, the Manager of Recruiting and Special Events for the AJGA: It is that time of year where the American Junior Golf Association begins the search for more than 50 interns that will … Continue reading

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The New Jobs in Journalism aren’t the same as the Old Jobs

The headline that came across my Twitter feed today quickly drew my attention: “Jobs in Journalism Growing.” Wait, what? I have been saying the same thing for several years now, but always get strange looks.  Now, here was a post … Continue reading

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Sports Journalism Rules: The Top 20 List

“Fox’s Sports Journalism Rules” began slowly and then the Top 10 grew to the Top 20 (and, actually the list translates outside of sports journalism.)   Many thanks to my friends and colleagues at ESPN.com for helping me to flesh … Continue reading

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Sports Journalism Scholarships

Some interesting news on the scholarship front: The Associated Press Sports Editors are sponsoring four $1,500 scholarship for collegiate sports journalists. APSE, a national organization of sports editors, is awarding four scholarships to help motivate talented students to pursue a … Continue reading

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Sports Concentration Opportunity

Are you a sophomore interested in a career in Sports Journalism?  If so, the UMass Journalism Program has a huge opportunity for you. We have proposed a special Concentration in Sports Journalism* to begin this Fall that will include four … Continue reading

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