Assessment of some Administrative Duties of Media Centers in Athletic Competitions
College Of Basic Education Researches Journal,
2013, Volume 12, Issue 2, Pages 597-538
AbstractMedia centers present many services to pressmen like issuing daily newsletters in more than one language, sufficient facts, information, statistics and data about the previous and immediate championship within the frame of information, unity of the centre, direct contact and continuous with hearable, readable and visible mass media to assure the delivery of the championship news to a larger number of people and in any time from different corners. Media center supplied with computers and modern means of communication, the geographical areas of media centers to be different area to another, in the Olympic tournaments, continental and world championships larger than regional areas.
Media center is considered venue for dialogue between the media men who attended the athletics competitions . Media center is also a bridge for continuation professional relationships between media men.
Media centers held press conferences and included media library contain complete information about the previous and current competitions, and there is halls for meeting , changeable and permanent news summary area, an office for all officials and other media representatives , an office for official trade partners and to provide TV sets and video recorders .
Owing to unavailability media center according to modern criterion in Iraq, and in order to employ the findings of the current study in favor of the instructional, sport and media process, the researcher deemed appropriate to building up an analogy for assessment some duties of media centers in athletic competitions.
The research aims at:
1- Building up a scale for assessing some administrative duties of media centers in athletic competitions.
The theoretical framework presents a summary about synopsis of media, characteristics of media, assignment of media and sport, means of media, the relationship between media, sport and society, and sport media, factors of sport media, the significance of sport media, goals of sport media, characteristics of sport media, the needs which sport media able to achieve, the concept of media center, synopsis of media centers, the duties of media centers, goals of media centers, media sport centers and demands of sport media in the sites of sport competitions.
Regarding the research procedures, the researcher has applied the descriptive method for solving the research problem. The research sample consisted of (224 ) media men the (133 ) state who delegated to the media centers related to, Preliminaries of third group of Asia youth football championship, Halab basketball championship, WFTth4 World Tawkwondo Pos, Asia handball championship, Africa handball championship, Arab weightlifting championship, Askandarya Tawkwondo championship.
To fulfill the research objectives, the researcher has applied the following statistical tools:
Arithmetic mean, standard deviation, percentage, simple correlation coefficient (Pearson), T-test of independent samples.
The researchers presented a number of recommendations as follows:
1- Building media centers in the sites of sport competitions and support it to be brilliant face for Iraqi sport media in the world because the sport is a significant way of understanding by all peoples.
2- Building media centers in the all universities of Iraq.
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