SJA Bulletin autumn edition is out this week

The latest SJA Bulletin, the autumn 2010 edition, is being despatched to all members this week.

This edition features an in-depth analysis of the allocation of British media places at the 2012 London Games, by Telegraph Olympics editor Jacquelin Magnay; the latest news on Premier League football’s media licensing scheme; John Jackson’s latest column; plus the all-important ticket booking and members’ voting forms for the 2010 SJA¬† British Sports Awards.

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  1. The number of E credentials the IOC has allocated to the UK is a disgrace.

    But if it is based on a wholly misguided idea that it is excusable because they are all intended for national newspapers (according to Jacqueline Magnay’s article in the Bulletin) they are in error.

    Never has the BOA allocated only to national newspapers. It has always taken account of regional, specialist and freelance requests. If the IOC believed a wire service looked after all but nationals why does the US get so many E passes? Every newspaper in the States exists largely on wire service (AP) copy, almost none cover Olympic sports outside of Games and I can count now on the fingers of one hand how many papers there have specialised Olympic correspondents.

    Yet the US had 500 E passes in 1996! Australia has just two national newspapers and 10 regional dailies, total circulation 3 million, so why so many in 2000?

    In proportion, the UK should get more than 600 (total circulation of nationals alone 10 million)! I trust once again that the BOA, in the political catchword of the times, allocates its 270 according to fairness. I speak as a national newspaperman but with friends in regionals, specialist publications and among freelances. All should be accomodated as far as possible.

    I know my Australian friend knows the working of the IOC mind but I trust that as yet she has not cottoned on to how we do things in the Old Country.

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