The ever-useful Student Press Law Center posted information that will help student-reporters better investigate their school’s athletic programs. Not sure what information is public at both private and public colleges? Click here to learn more.
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You’re a school board member for a small district that is in dire financial shape – not because the school district is inept but because the state refuses to send funds already promised. In fact, the governor proposes cutting more than $1 billion from next year’s budget.
At this rate, the school district may be able [...]
Here’s the cover to the FIELD GUIDE TO COVERING SPORTS, a sports reporting book that will be published by CQ Press the first week in February. More than 70 sports journalists and 20 coaches contributed to the Field Guide. This book focuses on ways to prepare, observe, interview and write about 20 different sports – [...]
Pete Carroll earns more than $4 million per year coaching football at the University of Southern California. Robb Akey earns $258,187 for doing the same at Idaho while David Elson gets $259,808 for coaching Western Kentucky. This disparity is not a shocker – the largest schools with the wealthiest fan base (re: boosters) usually get [...]
Indiana University just launched a Web site dedicated to sports media, one of many sites that have started to pop up across the country during the last several years. Think sports journalism is still the toy department? You’ll find programs and minors at dozens of universities across the country – with many more to come. [...]