Tag Archives: SIDs

Develop relationship with SIDs before diving into coverage

I was chatting with a friend who advises an East Coast university newspaper this morning about college sports journalism education. He mentioned the uncertainty students have about interviewing student-athletes. They ask him questions, such as: “Is it legal to go up … Continue reading

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SIDs are not the enemy of sports journalists

Originally published June 2012 A few thoughts on sports information directors after the national CoSIDA conference in St. Louis this week. 1. SIDs are not journalists’ enemies. Sure, some SIDs try to ‘control’ everything from telling journalists when they can … Continue reading

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