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28 Jul
2015

Collins and Kimber’s long, hard search for soul of cricket

Death of a Gentleman

PHILIP BARKER got an early viewing of a new documentary which bowls some real bouncers at the game’s administrators

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27 Jul
2015

Time for journalists to signal their wifi disapproval

wifi tweet

That master of the ballpoint, ANTON RIPPON, expresses his concern for sports reporters and photographers who are plagued with poor wifi

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23 Jul
2015

Norfolk to get its own digital live football coverage

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ANTON RIPPON reports on how a regional newspaper publisher has dived into football broadcasting

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25 Jun
2015

New date and new venue for SJA Journalism Awards

Sports Writer of the Year Martin Samuel, left, with the Sports Photographer of the Year, Adrian Dennis

The SJA British Sports Journalism Awards dinner, sponsored by BT Sport, will be staged at the prestigious Lancaster Hotel, overlooking Hyde Park in central London, on February 22 next year

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28 May
2015

SJA chooses Journalists’ Charity as its good cause

Queen Elizabeth II was the guest at a special 150th anniversary event of the Journalists' Charity staged last year

“I’m delighted to say the SJA Committee agreed unanimously that we must support it as our nominated charity for the coming year. If we can’t support such a critical cause for journalists, who will?”

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11 Aug
2014

Making mileage out of your income tax claims

Tax returns

BARRY KERNON, from accountancy firm HW Fisher, the SJA’s auditors, looks at how freelance journalists can better manage their car use when it comes to completing their tax returns

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27 Jul
2014

Working for nothing can be a bad experience

No one in this press box is working for nothing

The SJA tries to offer advice based on our members’ experience and common sense, and not receiving pay for work is rarely a good idea. By STEVEN DOWNES

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18 Apr
2009

Deer Keef: Do i relly kneed to spell proper?

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KEITH ELLIOTT’s postbag from those wanting advice on training often demonstrates exactly what not to do if you want to become a sports journalist

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