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  1. 1. Oliver Smith’s Attempt at spotting referencing mistakes within a piece of text and bibliography.BA (Hons) Sport Business ManagementReferencing ExerciseThe way in which sport is represented in the British media has a profound effect on howpeople‟s perceptions are shaped (Briggs and Cobley 1998, Panorama 1995). In theWrong order In a game such as football, fans‟ identities, attitudes and behaviour can beseriously influenced by what is represented in various tabloid newspapers such as TheSun (1994, Blain and O‟Donnell). Date in the wrong place An example of this is themedia representation of the England v Germany game in Euro 1996, with emotiveheadlines referring to war, encouraging people to see it not just as another football game(Jackson 1997, quoted in p165 of Hubbard 1999) Page Number in the wrong place. Thiscan thus be viewed as a contributing factor in the trouble that ensued between the twosets of fans. This nationalistic style of reporting is quite common within the tabloid press(Thomas 2000). Comma after ThomasMedia coverage is also influential in forming opinions on crucial issues within the game.Fullbrook‟s („Foreigner policy is killing us‟, 2000) Title not needed article on the problemscreated by the introduction of foreign players into the English game is another exampleof how public opinion may be swayed by reporters. This article indicates that the lack ofsuccess of the national side can be laid at the feet of those players not actually playingfor the country. It is not only in football that this type of nationalism can be seen. AfterMichael Schumacher‟s triumph in the 2000 Formula 1 world championship, the DailyStar reporter John Murray (2000) focused upon the efforts of the British technical brainbehind the victory rather than on the driver himself: “Michael Schumacher‟s backroomcrew proved that British is best as the technical supremo Ross Brawn guided theGerman ace to victory in the Australian Grand Prix winning with a landslide victory”Quotation should be indented as it is more than a line (2000: p43). It is questionablewhether this report would have mentioned the British influence had Schumacher notbeen successful.It is also noticeable that, in the sports media, coverage of women‟s participation is oftenoverlooked (Caudwell 1999a).Comma needed after Caudwell More sophisticatedanalysis of women‟s sport and leisure participation has emphasised the different leisureexperiences encountered by women (Hargreaves, Kelly, Marie and Minogue1986).Should be Et al as more than three authors During a conference at LeedsMetropolitan University, Powell noted that the lack of coverage given to women‟s footballwas symptomatic of the problems faced by women‟s sport Less than a line so noneed to indent (1998: p24)in trying to gain the necessary exposure to promote participation for young women. Inaddition, Caudwell (1999) B missing after date as it is second time Caudwell has beenused asserts that male-dominated media sources often present a skewed picture of thereality of women‟s football participation. As a response, the government, via theDepartment for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is working with other relevantorganisations to raise the profile of the sport in the UK
  2. 2. (http://www.culture.gov.uk/sport/professional_sport/womens_football.htm). Website notneeded with the textBibliographyBlain, N No full stop after initial & O‟Donnell, H. Game Without Frontiers:Football, Identity & Modernity, Aldershot, Arena. 1994 Date in the wrong placeCobley, P & Briggs, A Authors names in wrong order and full stop missing afterinitials (1998) The Media: An Introduction, New York, Addison WesleyLongman.Caudwell, J. (1999a) Men, Modernity and the Media, London, Falmer Press Fullstop missing at the endCaudwell, J No full stop after initial(1999b) Women‟s football in the UnitedKingdom Title doesn‟t need to be underlined as its a journal, Journal of Sportand Social Issues, 23 (4) pp.390-402.DCMS (2003) Women’s Football [Internet], London, Department for Culture,Media and Sport. Missing URL linkFullbrook, D Full stop missing(2000) Foreigner policy is killing us, 11th November,p.26 in Daily Star. In the wrong order, daily star should be before the dateHargreaves, J et al All authors need to be listed in the bibliography(1986) Sport,Culture and Media, Cambridge, Polity Press Full stop missing at the endThomas, P. (2000) Nationalism and sport, In: Carew, J. Gonzales, K. and Santos,H. (eds.) Sport and Society, London, Polity Press, pp.134-151.Jackson, D. (1997) Images of sport, London, Routledge. quoted in Hubbard, Y.(1999), A Game of Two Halves, Harlow, Longman. No comma is needed afterthe dateMurray, J. (2000). „Schu‟s Brit of alright‟, Daily Star, 9th October, p.43.Sport and the Media. Panorama. (1995), BBC, 21st January, (video:VHS).Location is missingPowell, H. (1998), Representation of women‟s football in: Totten, M. (ed.)Proceedings of the 3rd Football Media Conference, August 12-14, Leeds UK,Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University, pp.23-31 Missing full stop at the endBibliography not in alphabetical order