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By William P. Cassidy

This booklet examines how activities reporters coated the ancient popping out tales of nationwide Basketball organization (NBA) veteran Jason Collins and soccer All-American Michael Sam within the context of activities’ “toy division” acceptance as a box whose criteria are usually criticized as missing in rigor and intensity in comparison to other kinds of journalism. utilising a media sociology method, reporting approximately Collins and Sam is addressed within the booklet through 3 content material research reviews and interviews with favorite activities newshounds. an summary of different pertinent learn is equipped in addition to an in depth account of either athletes’ tales. This paintings should still entice readers drawn to activities journalism, the position of activity in society, and media insurance of homosexual expert athletes.

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