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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.
  • Photo: COLOURBOX
    16.06.2016 /
    As Russian authorities and media react with incredulity to new doping allegations, the journalist behind launches whistleblower hotline and is confronted by Russian TV crew.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    28.10.2015 /
    Play the Game is known as “home for the homeless questions in sport”. Many of these questions are posed by journalists. The conference asked whether the drift from traditional to Internet-based platforms would make investigative journalism less healthy.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    By Christer Ahl
    17.09.2015 /
    Play the Game needs to find new partners in the battle against corruption in sport and deal with the challenges on a truly global basis to get the necessary momentum. Leading up to the Play the Game conference in October, Christer Ahl discusses which potential partners are the most likely to make a difference: athletes, media or sponsors.
  • Photo: Ivan Bandura/flickr
    07.07.2014 /
    Investigative journalism is scarce in the sports world. A few lone wolves are breaking away from the pack – but not without considerable personal and economic consequences. In the first of two articles on investigative journalism in sport, freelance writer Lars Andersson portrays three journalists who regularly challenge sport’s self-image.
  • 20.01.2014 /
    In September last year, a Singaporean court ordered journalist and blogger James M. Dorsey to reveal his sources for a report he did on an audit of the connection between Mohammed bin Hammam and World Sports Group (WSG). Dorsey appealed the order to the Singaporean Court of Appeal, who had it overturned.
  • 04.11.2013 /
    Social media is not only changing how sports players and clubs interact with fans, Play the Game 2013 was told. It is being increasingly used as a medium for fraudsters to swindle young sportsmen and women who dream of a professional career.
  • 08.07.2013 /
    FIFA has responded to Roger Pielke Jr.'s Report Card on FIFA Reform posted on Play the Game's website last month. Pielke replied by inviting FIFA to join him on stage for a further discussion at Play the Game 2013 in October.

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