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Sportscasters/Sportscasting Principles and Practices by Linda Fuller

Sportscasters/Sportscasting Principles and Practices


Sportscasters/Sportscasting Principles and Practices by Linda Fuller

A comprehensive introduction to the workings of the business, Sportscasters/Sportscasting: Principles and Practices explains all of the information essential to anyone looking to begin a career in sports media. This unique volume explores topics in print and broadcast media, sports psychology, technology issues, politics and legalities, ethics, and even the role of sports and sportscasting in society. Other topics discussed include the historical development and economics of sports and sportscasting, sports spectators, sports controversies, sociological perspectives, and sports journalism. Sportscasters/Sportscasting: Principles and Practices is filled with knowledge essential to the craft of sportscasting, including numerous appendices containing acronyms and biographic information about over 200 sportscasters, and a complete Instructor's Manual with exercises to help guide students toward mastery of the topic. Please visit for more information and to download the Instructor's Manual.

About the Author

Linda K. Fuller, PhD, has taught sportscasting for the Communications Department ofWorcester State College for several years. In addition to journal articles on the baseball film genre, she has done extensive research and is published on topics such as the Olympic Games, locker room issues, Magic Johnson, the Super Bowl, Dennis Miller and Monday Night Football, YaoMing, Pat Tillman, and sport violence. She is the author or co-author of more than 20 books and 250+ publications, including Sport, Rhetoric, and Gender: Historical Perspectives and Media Representations (2006) and Community Media: International Perspectives (2007). Professor Fuller has been awarded Fulbrights to teach in Singapore and to do AIDS-related research in Senegal, and she is currently a Senior Fellow at Northeastern University.

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Publication date

20th June 2008


Linda Fuller

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Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group an imprint of Taylor & Francis Inc


392 pages


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