Sports journalism is a form of journalism that reports on sports topics and events
Sport is at the centre of the boom in the media industry. Reporting of sports in newspapers, magazines, on television and radio and websites is increasing. Sport journalism is now a multi-skilled vocation requiring professionals who can communicate with a diverse audience across a range of media.
Sports journalism is highly specialised and requires specialist knowledge, but the disciplines and practices employed by a sports journalist do not differ greatly from those of a standard journalist.
The post-graduate programme in sports journalism is designed to enhance development of writing and reporting skills and knowledge and career opportunities in sports journalism. The course will also train students in the areas of sports, rules of the game in different spheres and how to write the technical details in a simpler manner. Students should be well aware of the rules and regulations of all the major games like football, Kabbadi, Cricket, Volleyball, Tennis, and Rugby and be able to write without any fear.
You will be covering the following subjects – Understanding media and society, Introduction to print journalism, Introduction to radio, sports journalism: Print-based media, Sports journalism: Broadcast media, etc.
Career opportunities include newspaper, magazine, radio, television and online journalism, as well as associated roles in public relations and media management in sport organisations.
As the industry moves to make wireless networking easier, the market is abuzz with a few good Wi-Fi routers to make your experience in home networking better, simpler and more enjoyable. One such new Wi-Fi device is Belkin’s Play Max, the company’s new flagship consumer router. So be it playing music, games, HD videos as well as sharing photos or printing wirelessly from anywhere in your home, this router offers a decent wireless performance as well as a long range.
The compact, true dual band router offers two separate wireless networks, one in the ever popular 2.4GHz band and the other in the newer and cleaner 5GHz band. It also has the guest-networking features that create a separate 2.4GHz wireless network for guests. Not only this, Play Max supports Gigabit Ethernet, network storage, USB printers and comes with a good range of wireless networking apps so that you get the most out of your wireless network.
Setting up Play Max is fairly easy, though the router requires Belkin’s manager software to be running on a computer for its advanced features to work. However, there is scope for improvement on the apps front.
Krispy Kreme will be giving out free doughnuts at participating locations across the United States and Canada tomorrow, June 4, 2010, to help celebrate National Doughnut Day.The offer does not require a purchase to be made or a coupon, and it is good for any of Krispy Kreme’s doughnuts.Krispy Kreme has been posting frequently about the promotion on Facebook and Twitter.
A dangerous metal called cadmium has been discovered in ‘Shrek’-themed drinking glasses being sold at McDonald’s restaurants across the country, prompting the fast-food giant to recall 12 million of the collectors items. The 16-ounce glasses have been going for $2 a pop, and with the success of ‘Shrek Forever After’ at the box office, they’ve been a hot item since their May 21 debut. The glasses have been available in four designs — Shrek, Fiona, Puss in Boots and Donkey.McDonald’s announced Friday morning that it would post instructions on its website next week about refunds. Until then, they say to STOP using the glasses.McDonald’s told the Associated Press that it was asking customers to stop using the glasses “out of an abundance of caution.” “We believe the ‘Shrek’ glassware is safe for consumer use,” McDonald’s USA spokesman Bill Whitman said. “However, again to ensure that our customers receive safe products from us, we made the decision to stop selling them and voluntarily recall these products effective immediately.”
Slumdog Millionaire” star Dev Patel says Frieda Pinto will be startling as a Bond girl in the upcoming installment of spy thriller.Dev said, “She is stunning. There have been rumours about her being a Bond girl on the next film. I would love her to get the role, she’d be amazing.”“I’m not sure I could ever play 007 though. I’m too much of a wimp,” Dev added.Dev Patel and Freida Pinto shot to fame after the success of their record-breaking film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’.In the Golden Globe winning film, Pinto played the love interest of Dev.According to recent reports, Freida’s love relationship with Patel is set to crash and burn.The pair is said to be finding it difficult than ever to discover time for one another and are about to call quits on their two year connection.“Freida particularly is much in demand and has so much happening professionally right now,” explains a source close to the couple. “It’s all they can do to spend a few hours together but even that has been a tall order of late.”
He Has done it again. Shah Rukh Khan has been nominated as the actor of the decade, shows a poll.The poll which was conducted by MSN India has also shown that Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, have been voted as the hottest couple. This is another matter that they are not talking about their relationship with each other.This hot couple has surpassed the others like Abhishek Bachchan-Aishwarya Rai, Bipasha Basu-John Abraham and Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoor, to the top position.The poll was done online and more than 40,000 took part in it. And as many as 38,648 readers voted Katrina and Salman as the hottest couple. They were followed by Abhishek-Aishwarya and then came Bipasha and John. Kareena and Saif came last.As for SRK, he got 29 per cent voted for being the best actor. He was followed by Aamir Khan and then came Amitabh Bachchan.
Bollywood celebs Shahrukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor left behind a group of other stars in popularity to lead the Bollywood Barometer graded by eBay India.The Bollywood Barometer evaluates on the strength of number of celebrity products available for sale on eBay India.King Khan leads amongst the male actors, accompanied by Khiladi Akshay Kumar and hot hunk John Abraham.Kareena Kapoor tops amongst the actresses, accompanied by Rani Mukherjee and Aishwarya Rai.The barometer selected the top 10 celebrities from the celeb-related products of around 50 stars of the Hindi film industry.The array of goods listed to evaluate comprised film record like film magazine covers, DVDs, posters, press booklets, lobby cards, movies and books.The popularity of Shilpa Shetty and Abhishek Bachchan seem to be low as they were given tenth grades in their respective groups.
Well known for his cricket skills that has earned the little man fans all across the globe, Sachin Tendulkar steps into social networking site Twitter. The new move from the cricket great has pleased all his fans who can now communicate directly with the cricketer. Sachin Tendulkar has joined Twitter, and even if you aren’t following him yourself, the flurry of welcome tweets — from Indian cricket fans to Bollywood actresses — are hard to miss.The Mumbai Indians batsman posted his first message Tuesday night: “Finally the original SRT is on twitter n the first thing I’d like to do is wish my colleagues the best in the windies.”Twelve hours later, he has more than 20,000 followers.
Many fans couldn’t believe it was him, skepticism that could be due to the many fake Sachin accounts already on the microblogging service.One of his teammates, Zaheer Khan, confirmed the news on his own Twitter account, writing “Yes! Its true sachin tendulkar is on twitter.”
Central Bank of India has posted a net profit of Rs. 171 crore for the 4quarter of the financial year ending March 2010. The bank has reported a robust increase in its net interest income. The net profit for the equivalent period last year was Rs. 62.50 crore.Central Bank’s board has announced a dividend of 10%.The bank has reported a net profit of Rs 1085 crore for the entire year, which is up by 85%.The bank’s net interest income has gone up by 53% in the final quarter amounting to Rs. 664 crore.Besides the strong rise in NII the bank has also shown commendable performance due to higher concentration on recovery from written-off accounts and commission/exchange income, according to the Chairman and Managing Director of Central bank, Mr S. Sridhar.
The bank also intends to increase its loan book, including personal loans and deposit book by 25 % each in this financial year.
Kerala Examination Board will be announcing the Kerala SSLC Results 2010 on 3rd May 2010. Candidates who have appeared for the examination can check their Kerala SSLC 2010 results from the official website – http://results.kerala.nic.in/. The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board is also announcing the SSLC results soon. For the academic year – March 2009 about 8.69 Lakhs students are appearing for the SSLC examinations. The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board has been successfully conducted the examination since it was established. Karnataka SSLC results 2010 can be checked on it’s official website – http://kseeb.kar.nic.in/
What is SSLC – The SSLC is obtained by passing a public examination, i.e., an examination that has been formulated by the regional board of education that the school is affiliated with, and not by members of the faculty of the school. The performance of a student in the SSLC examination is the key factor in obtaining admission to a higher secondary school of choice, where acceptance is typically based on the results of the SSLC examination. Therefore, the SSLC is often regarded as the first important examination that a student undertakes.