Abstract

Newspaper sports journalists training to enter the field will be asked to know different skills from their predecessors. Also, newspaper editors are concerned about the journalistic skills of their future employees. This research investigated job skills desired of the next generation of sports journalists within newspaper organizations. Through a factor analysis, four underlying dimensions were found: broadcasting skills, editing skills, reporting skills and sports knowledge. Mean scores showed reporting skills having the most importance.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1940-5073
Print ISSN
1558-4313
Pages
pp. 65-88
Launched on MUSE
2011-10-05
Open Access
No
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