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Sep 21, 2012 - Posted by Belinda Alzner

No one said that breaking into the highly competitive sports media industry was easy. But, as Steph Rogers reports, if there’s anything that the panelists at Tuesday night’s Fast Break event could agree makes for successful careers, it’s being talented, getting lucky, and—surprisingly—being a nice person.

Apr 25, 2012 - Posted by Belinda Alzner

Malcolm Kelly gives a preview of a panel on sports journalism taking place at this weekend's CAJ Conference that will look at the revenue sports produces and the audience figures it draws that are, he says, the envy of more "serious" journalists.

Jan 04, 2011 - Posted by Alexandra Bosanac
Brian Burke is the general manager of one of the most popular teams in Canada and the NHL but the media aren’t popular with him: he has referred to reporters as “scumbags,” “maggots,” and “idiots”. But after his recent snub towards Hockey Night in Canada, Ian Jacobs decided to take a closer look at this antagonistic relationship.
Jul 15, 2008 - Posted by Regan Ray
Human Rights Watch, with the support of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has released a pocket guide for journalists planning to cover the upcoming Beijing Olympics. According to the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the guide "addresses how to report in a largely closed country with particular attention to the hazards facing Chinese sources and news assistants."

The ICFJ said there are an estimated 25,000 reporters expected to descend on Beijing for the games.

The free guide can be downloaded here.

Jul 03, 2007 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
Created by Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. This site provides access to reporter contacts, links, and resources searchable by beat.
May 23, 2007 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
This pathfinder includes: Canadian professional sports and amateur sports, down to the university level. Excluded from this pathfinder: Sports manufacturers and retailers, and recreational sports. Created by William Tremaine
Mar 21, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland covers and presents a wide range of sports and sport related content. This includes sport news, score updates, articles, sport blogs, statistics, press releases, tv listings and event listings, and information and schedules for specific teams. The site seems to provide a lot of information, useful to both fans and athletes, as well as reporters. Sportsnetwork also covers international events and news, but has an American focus.
Mar 21, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland
This site shows Canadian sports statistics including PGA, NHL, CFL, LPGA, NBA and soccer. The statistics range from specific information about team players such as age and height, to points, wins, losses, home wins, home losses and earnings.
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