The aim of this module is to obtain an understanding of the concept of journalism by using of multimedia elements such as photos and videos. Also, the course provides opportunity to gain a sense of the challenges and opportunites in the sports media industries in the 21st century and write some of the building blocks of sports writing such as game story, profile, and feature.
Date : May 9 – 13, 2016
Venue : Seoul National University Building 152 Seminar Room
Theme 7 : Sport Media and Communication
Module 20 : Sport Journalism
Professor : Alan Abrahamson (Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California, USA)
Professor Alan Abrahamson in his first day of Lecture.
Dream Together’s 1st batch student Eelaine Chee(Assistant Secretary to Malaysia Ice Hockey Federation) has been invited to Prof. Alan’s lecture during her business trip in Korea.
Professor and students discussing about what it is sports writers do, and why.
Students having an in-class interview.
Students read articles, had an in-class interview and wrote sports story, made mistakes and learnt from those mistakes.
Professor talking about the value of working relationships in life, personal and professional and on immersion in the culture of sports, so aptly described by Deion Sanders in his Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement speech: “If your dream ain’t bigger than you are, there’s a problem with your dream.”
Professor has emphasized that “The very best way to become a good writer is to read. Read what you like and try to write like that.”
A group photo taken after the lecture.