Checking date: 19/03/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Sports Journalism
(13306)
Study: Bachelor in Journalism (212)


Coordinating teacher: LÓPEZ IGLESIAS, VICTORINO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Journalism and Audiovisual Communication

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Students are expected to have completed
Sport journalism is part of the fourth year of the Degree of Journalism. The subject is humanistic, integrative and interdisciplinary. It¿s recommended that the student has passed all subjects in previous courses. Special atention to: Skills of oral and written expression Informative radio Informative television
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Within the journalism specialisation, sports has special importance. This type of journalism has achieved such force that it is essential to know its features as well as the guidelines of behaviour that the professional sports journalist should follow. Two examples are enough to ratify it importance: according to the last EGM (November, 2018) on hearings of broadcasting and written press, the newspaper with more readers is a sports newspaper: Marca, with 2.165.000 daily readers; two, in Spain every weekend almost 5.000.000 millions of people listen to the sports programs of radio.
Description of contents: programme
1. History and evolution of sports. 2. Treatment of sports contents in the mass media. 3. Sports journalism in the media. 4. Sources of the sports journalism. 5. Information, opinion and interpretation. 6. Sports newsroom. Organisation and method
Learning activities and methodology
Combination of theoretical educations (3ECTS) and practical cases (3ECTS). The first one will be orientated in a double meaning: magisterial classes and conceptual work on the part of the pupil from the instructions given in the same ones and the conceptual transmitted digests. The above mentioned conceptual work implies the production and public exhibition, followed by a debate, by a work of analysis and / or investigation of some aspect of the sports journalism. The practical cases will consist of the production of journalistic texts of informative, interpretive nature of sports subject matter, attending as the generic morphology like to the documentation processes, as well as it adjustment to the different channels: press, radio, TV and Internet.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • BERELSON, Bernard. Content analysis in communication research. Hafner, cop. New York 1952
  • GRATTON, Chris y SOLBERG, Harry. The Economics of Sport Broadcasting. Routledge . Abingdon, Oxon, 2007
  • PAYNE, Michael. Olympic Turnaround. Praeguer. Londres, 2006
  • PEDERSEN, Paul M.. Routledge Handbook of Sport Communication. PEDERSEN, Paul M (ed.).
Additional Bibliography
  • BARRERO MUÑOZ, JOSÉ . Periodistas Deportivos: contra la violencia en el fútbol, al pie de la letra. FRAGUA. 2008
  • BRIAN GLANVILLE . HISTORIA DE LOS MUNDIALES DE FUTBOL. T&B EDITORES. 2009
  • GERARDO MOLINA . EL PODER DEL MARKETING DEPORTIVO. PASIÓN Y DINERO. UNICORNIO AZUL. 2010
  • VILLORO, J.. Dios es redondo. Barcelona, Anagrama. 2006
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