Sportscasters/Sportscasting: Principles and Practices

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-06-25
  • Publisher: Routledge

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"Sportscasters/Sportscasting: Principles and Practices is a crucial sourcebook that explains the profession from top to bottom. This comprehensive text brings together the foundational information every budding sportscaster needs to know to get a start in this multimillion dollar business. This valuable source provides essential knowledqe about the craft of sportscasting, including its history, economics, audiences, and vital information about how to actually get involved in the practicalities of sportscasting. In addition to the text, an accornpanyinq online Instructor's Manual, Exercises in Sportscasting, offers creative ideas and exercises to enhance the student learning process."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgementsp. xi
Introduction to Sport, Sportscasters, and Sportscastingp. 1
Organizationp. 2
Exercises in Sportscastingp. 4
The Historical Development of Sports and Sportscastingp. 9
Radiop. 13
Televisionp. 18
The Economics of Sports, Sportscasters, and Sportscastingp. 29
Sports Advertisers and Advertisingp. 31
Sport Tourismp. 37
Sports Marketing and Managementp. 38
The Sports-Media Complexp. 41
Sportscaster Earningsp. 43
Sports Sponsorshipp. 44
Audiences for Sports and Sportscastingp. 49
U.S. Sports Spectatorsp. 49
Sports Spectators around the Worldp. 61
Sports Spectators for Special Eventsp. 64
The Role of Media in Sports and Sportscastingp. 71
Print Sports Mediap. 71
Sportswriters/Sportswritingp. 76
Sports Journalism/Sports Journalistsp. 81
Sports Print Media Todayp. 83
Sports Media: Broadcasting and Beyondp. 84
Radiop. 85
Televisionp. 89
Sports/Televisionp. 94
Controversiesp. 107
Beyond Broadcastingp. 110
Sportscastersp. 112
Sportscaster Profilesp. 124
Sociocultural Perspectives on Sports and Sportscastingp. 167
The Pervasiveness and Salience of Sportsp. 167
Role Modeling/Heroesp. 173
Sociological Issues Relative to Sportscastingp. 178
Racep. 192
Drugs, Gambling, and Violencep. 194
Practicum on Sportscastingp. 199
Becoming a Sportscasterp. 199
Sports Journalism: Writingp. 216
Sports Journalism: Broadcastingp. 219
Specific Sports(Casting)p. 223
Sports Psychologyp. 232
Future Concerns and Considerations about Sports and Sportscastingp. 235
Technologyp. 237
Sports Stadiumsp. 239
Politics and Legalitiesp. 241
Ethicsp. 244
You and the Future of Sportscasters/Sportscastingp. 247
Acronymsp. 251
Autobiographies, Biographies, and Books about Sports Journalistsp. 253
Sportscasters: A Partial Listingp. 259
Sportscasting-related Journals, Periodicals, Magazines, Newspapers, and E-zinesp. 263
Sportscasting-related Resources for Racial Minoritiesp. 269
Sportscasting-related Resources for Womenp. 271
Sportscasting-related Schools, Libraries, Museums, and Archivesp. 275
Sportscasting-related Web Sitesp. 279
Sports Halls of Famep. 283
Sports Networksp. 291
Sports and Sportscasting-related Organizationsp. 293
Worldwide Sportsp. 301
Glossaryp. 303
Referencesp. 305
About the Authorp. 349
Indexp. 351
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