Sports Reporting

Kulveen Trehan


Sport is no longer just recreation or leisure relinquished to the back pages of a newspaper but has emerged as a popular news typology establishing its unique salience in present-day journalism. As sports news continues to gather audiences in India, a fresh perspective on sports reporting is required within the Indian news arena. This chapter acquaints the readers with developments in sports journalism: its changing ecosystem, emergence of digital technologies, profile of sports news audiences and specialized skills required to be a new-age sports journalist. From expertise required to report sports events live/minute-to-minute reporting to writing for sports web, text, style and ...

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