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26 Sep

Coventry bans paper after calls for owners to sell

Locked out: the Coventry Evening Telegraph has been told it is unwelcome at the Ricoh Arena

ANTON RIPPON reports on the latest threat against a local newpaper’s coverage of a football club

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24 Sep

Selvey’s innings comes to poignant end at Lord’s

Mike Selvey: last knock for The Guardian

STEVEN DOWNES pays tribute to the work of The Guardian’s cricket correspondent, who filed his last match report for the paper yesterday

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22 Sep

Apply to attend BBC Sport diversity open evening


BBC Sport at MediaCity in Salford is to stage a diversity open evening in October

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21 Sep

Using bailiffs is more than freelance’s revenge


VIEW FROM THE PRESSBOX: Nearly six months on from outlining her woes trying to get a magazine to pay her for work published in 2014, SARAH JUGGINS thinks she has found a quick and inexpensive do-it-yourself solution to an age-old problem

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20 Sep

Sunderland Echo moves reporter over ‘daft’ posts

Compliants from Sunderland fans saw their local paper drop their club's reporter - who happens to be a Newcastle supporter

ANTON RIPPON reports on the consequences of social media posts which have come back to haunt a football reporter

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7 Sep

Accreditation: 2016 Glasgow European Open judo


Media accreditation for the 2016 Glasgow European Open is open

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5 Aug

Make room in tax returns for working from home

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Finding filling in those annual returns taxing? BARRY KERNON, from the SJA’s accountants HW Fisher, offers the first in a brief series on handling your tax affairs

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9 May

Dot the i, cross the t, and check your apostrophes

Pen writing

ROB STEEN, sports journalism lecturer at Brighton University with experience as a sports writer over four decades, maintains that his students should always exercise the best standards of English grammar in their writing – even in emails and texts

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21 Mar

Dear Keith: How do I become a sports journalist?

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Wish I had a pound for everyone who comes to see me saying: “I’d like a job in sports journalism.” Sadly, their qualifications rarely match their ambitions

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