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Sportswriting in the Digital Age

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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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