Journalism | JOURNALISM SPECIALTIES VT: ISSUES IN SPORTS JOURNALISM ELECTIVE
J360 | 16549 | Pamela Laucella


01:30P-02:45P   TR     EP 203
(cr. 3)
This class taught via videoconference from IUPUI. This upper-level course will study sports
journalismís key policies, trends, and issues. It will examine sociological, political, legal,
ethical, and technological issues in college and professional sports. It will focus on current
events and controversies in the world of sports journalism. This course will discuss the
symbiotic relationship between sport media and race, gender, doping, steroids, sexuality and
homophobia, politics and nationalism, sports fans, loyalty, and violence, disability in sport,
and other provocative issues. The class will include discussions in a seminar format
integrating lectures, debates, and questions. Students will turn in critical analyses, a media
journal, and will conclude the semester with a presentation and final paper or project.