Sportswriting in the Digital Age

Sportswriting in the Digital Age

by Jason Fry

Publication Date: 15/05/2015


The web is revolutionizing sportswriting, with beat writers now expected to constantly tweet, offer in-game analysis, write blog posts and file game stories for various editions. Jason Fry, columnist for Indiana University's National Sports Journalism Center, has collected 19 of his best essays in an ebook that offers a wealth of practical advice for sportswriters in the digital age.

Fry, a 12-year veteran of The Wall Street Journal Online and co-writer of the renowned Mets blog Faith and Fear in Flushing, draws on more than a decade of web experience and a lifetime love of sports and sportswriting to tackle a host of questions of interest to digital natives and print veterans alike. From ideas about how to reinvent the game story to Twitter tips and thoughts on how digital practices are changing access and coverage, Sportswriting in the Digital Age is the ideal guide for adapting to today's rapidly changing web landscape.

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Jason Fry

Jason Fry is a writer in Brooklyn, New York, where he lives with his wife, son, and about a metric ton of Star Wars stuff.

He is the author of the New York Times bestselling Star Wars: The Clone Wars Visual Guide, Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Ultimate Battles, Star Wars: The Clone Wars: New Battlefronts, Star Wars: The Clone Wars Character Encyclopedia, and The Clone Wars: Official Episode Guide: Season 1, and has written extensively for the Star Wars Insider magazine.

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