World Sports Journalists Day Quick Facts
|World Sports Journalists Day ()
|International Sports Press Association (AIPS)
World Sports Journalists Day Brief
Every year 02 July is celebrated as World Sports Journalism Day in different countries of the world. This day is a day to honor the best work of the media giving news about the sports world.
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What is Journalism?
Journalism is a major business of modern civilization, which includes gathering, writing, collecting and transmitting information, editing and proper presentation of news etc. In today's era there have been many mediums of journalism too; For example - Newspapers, Magazines, Radio, Television, Web-journalism etc.
What is Sports Journalism?
Sport is not only a means of entertainment but it is also a symbol of good health, physical stamina and intellectual ability. This is the reason why sports have been practiced from time immemorial all over the world. Indoor sports such as Chaupar, Chausar or Chess have been popular since ancient times, in addition to outdoor or field games such as mall-war, Archery, Horse riding, Swimming, Gulli-danda, Polo tug of war, Malkhamb, Wall games.
In modern times, apart from these old games, similar games and other modern competitive sports have maintained their dominance all over the world. Sports journalism has played an important role in highlighting the wonderful feats in sports, whether modern or ancient, and in spreading its wide publicity. Today, if sports are at the peak of popularity all over the world, then a lot of credit goes to sports journalism.
Major Journals: Economic Times, Financial Express, Business Standard, Business Line, Money Control, Economic Wealth, Mint, Paper etc.
Other forms of journalism:
- Rural journalism
- Interpretive journalism
- Development journalism
- Reference journalism
- Parliamentary journalism
- Radio journalism
- Doordarshan Journalism
- Photo journalism
- Legal journalism
- Space journalism
- General journalism
- Screen journalism
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