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Título alternativo: Mapeo de los instrumentos de rendición de cuentas en el periodismo deportivo
Author: Rojas-Torrijos, José Luis
Ramon Vegas, Xavier
Department: Universidad de Sevilla. Departamento de Periodismo II
Date: 2016
Published in: El profesional de la información, 26 (2), 159-171.
Document type: Article
Abstract: Sports journalism has been characterized by a series of ethical deficiencies that have challenged the normative standards of the profession. Media accountability instruments can play an invaluable role in addressing these shortcomings. With this in mind, this article identifies and examines the most relevant accountability instruments in the field of sports journalism, including those produced within media organizations and those created outside of them. The researchers have scrutinized the specialized codes in this area and the stylebooks promoted by major sports media, as well as the recommendations proposed by news agencies, general information outlets and key stakeholders worldwide. Innovative practices such as chats, social media, online ombudsmen, observatories and blogs have also been identified as positive examples of the cultivation of a two-way conversation about the standards for and quality of sports content. El periodismo deportivo se ha caracterizado por una serie de deficiencias éticas que han soslayado los estándares normativos de la profesión. Los instrumentos de rendición de cuentas pueden jugar un papel valioso para superar estas disfunciones. Ten...
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Cite: Rojas-Torrijos, J.L. y Ramon-Vegas, X. (2016). Mapping media accountability instruments in sports journalism. El profesional de la información, 26 (2), 159-171.
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11441/68447

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3145/epi.2017.mar.02

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