Full-Court Shot Archives: May 2011

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6 May 2011

Jonny D

Jon DeNunzio broke into the sports business at the University of Virginia writing on none other than Women’s Soccer. He stressed the word “landscape.” The idea of landscape is about watering you garden or tending your flower beds.  It’s about being well rounded in what your profession has to offer.  For example if you’re a […]

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6 May 2011

Mr. Solomon

The guest speaker for our Sports Journalism class this afternoon was George Solomon.  His vast experience as the sports editor for the Washington Post, coupled with his teaching at the University of Maryland allowed the other students in the class as well as myself to gain a great deal of important knowledge. Solomon discussed the […]

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6 May 2011

Player, Coach, Teacher, Broadcaster

In class on Thursday we listened to a speech from Craig Esherick, former coach of Georgetown and one of the authors of our textbook “Media Relations in Sports.” The topic of Esherick’s discussion was based on the principle of deadline.  It was fitting topic for someone who had just finished writing a book. He talked […]

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6 May 2011

Zombie and we don’t mean the living dead

Mandy Jenkins was the guest at our Sports Journalism class today.  She is a blogger for TMD, her blog titled zombiejournalism.  She blogs about “big media” and her commitment to not liking it. Most of the class was her teaching us about Twitter and its impact on her job.  It was great to see how […]

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6 May 2011

Young Gun Slinger, Communication’s style

It has always been a tale told by parents of being the best at what you do.  In sports especially we see parents pushing their kids to do well at a young age.  On Tuesday ours Sports Journalism class was lucky enough to meet a young uprising communication student Grant Paulsen, a young radio expert. […]

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6 May 2011

An Unexpected Compliment

Today’s Sports Journalism class was for the unexpected.  Our visiting speaker was Maureen Nasser AD of Communications here at George Mason University.  The topic was professionalism, I felt under dressed for the topic in my jeans and ragged sweat shirt. Ms. Nasser discussed her jobs before working GMU, her ventures with the Washington Wizards as […]

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3 May 2011

Book Review

Have you ever witnessed something so shocking, it was as if you were glued to your seat? Back in 1977 its was just one wrong move that would change the life of a basketball player and the NBA for good.  It is known as the punch and is the subject of a book by John […]

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