National Sports Journalism Center

Take A Look at the Future Covering the Final Four

Dozens of reporters will descend upon Indianapolis for this weekend’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four.

Our friends at the National Sports Journalism Center at Indiana University have established a bureau,  staffed by student reporters, that will provide comprehensive coverage of the action on and off the court.  Material will be made  available for use by student run news organizations nationwide.

Here is a preview of what readers can expect from the student journalists.  Support the future of our industry.  Check out their work.


Sports Media Weekly Podcast #13- Tim Franklin, National Sports Journalism Center

Sports Media WeeklyWelcome to the lucky 13th edition of the Sports Media Weekly Podcast…

Ken Fang at Fang’s Bites and I touch briefly on the Tiger Woods saga, how the NCAA may be looking to expand the men’s basketball tournament, the bevy of college football bowl games, and the demise of the MVN blogger network.

Our guest this week is Tim Franklin, Director of the National Sports Journalism Center at Indiana University.  We talk to Tim about how the center is striving to be at the center of sports journalism education, its website featuring a trio of renowned writers, and how journalism schools like IU have responded to the Woods story and how ethics still plays a role in journalism curriculum…