MSJ 419

Course Code: MSJ 419
Course Name:
Sports Journalism
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Detailed Syllabus:

The reporting of sporting events is a major feature in almost all the mainstream media because of its large readership or audience. Sports journalists require specialist skills to cover and report on the games properly. Writing techniques required are also different from other news writing and reporting styles. The course will help students understand different sports and how to report for different media – electronic and print. Beside class lectures, assignments will develop the necessary skills by visiting and reporting on major and minor sports events.