Journalism

  • 09.08.2020 /
    Two top men of Football Queensland have sued author Bonita Mersiades for reporting on a dubious payment made by the federation to its president. Other reporters on the case receive threats and hacking attempts.
  • 27.09.2019 /
    Key players in the international doping debate will meet at Play the Game 2019 to exchange visions and discuss one of the hottest topics in international sport at the moment.
  • 20.09.2019 /
    Interview: After exposing the Russian state doping regime, German journalist Hajo Seppelt and his doping editorial team at ARD and EyeOpening.Media became role models in investigative sports journalism. Now, the award-winning reporter has written a new book in which he explains how and why the team is fighting “the enemies of sport” in a billion dollar business of both industrial and political impact.
  • Photo: UCCS
    13.05.2019 /
    Support from the Norwegian and Danish journalist unions has secured a limited number of conference grants for this fall’s Play the Game conference.
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    03.05.2019 /
    Over the years, press freedom in sport has been a recurring subject for Play the Game. On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, Play the Game has put together a compilation of articles that look into some of challenges that sports journalists face in their line of work and discuss sports journalism in broader terms.
  • Andrew Jennings
    15.04.2019 /
    For some journalists, reporting on integrity breaches in sport comes at a price, says this paper and presents various dangers that sports journalists face. The paper is commissioned by EPAS as part of their work with UNESCO’s Kazan Action Plan.
  • Photo: Nelson Oliveira/Flickr
    30.08.2018 /
    How much money went into the hosting of the 1950 FIFA World Cup in Brazil? And what about the 2014 World Cup? A group of Brazilian journalists has explored the costs of these events and is now planning to expand to project to cover all FIFA World Cups.
  • Photo: TED Conference/Flickr
    20.08.2018 /
    Ghana and FIFA have reached a compromise moving forward after an exposé revealing widespread corruption in the Ghana Football Federation left the federation in crisis.

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