Mead Loop

Mead Loop

Professor and Sport Media Program Director, Department of Journalism
Faculty, Sports Media
Faculty, Roy H. Park School of Communications

Specialty:fantasy sports journalism
Phone:(607) 274-3047
E-mail:mloop@ithaca.edu
Office:249 Roy H Park Hall
Ithaca, NY 14850

Publications

"Readability of Award-winning Fantasy Sports Journalism" was published in 2018 in the International Journal of Sport and Society.

"Daily Fantasy Sports Journalism Ethics" was published in 2016 in the Journal of Sport Management and Commercialization.

"The Ethics Evolution of Fantasy Sports Journalism" was published in 2015 in the Journal of Sport Management and Commercialization.

"The Readability of Fantasy Sports Journalism" was published in 2015 in the Journal of Sports Pedagogy and Physical Education.

"Twitter Usage in Fantasy Sports Journalism" was published in 2013 in the International Journal of Sport and Society.

"Attribution Scarcity in Fantasy Sports Journalism" was published in 2010 the International Journal of Sport and Society.

"A National Study of Ethics in Television News" was published in 2010 in Electronic News Journal.

Loop's work also has been published in Mass Communication & Society; Newspaper Research Journal; Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly; and Journalism and Mass Communication Educator.

Presentations

Loop's most recent paper presentation was at the International Conference of Sport and Society in June 2019 in Toronto, where he lectured on "Fantasy Sports and the Legalization of Sports Betting."

Loop lectured at the International Conference of Sport and Society in July 2018 in Miami on "Workplace Issues for Female Fantasy Sports Journalists."

He lectured at the International Conference of Sport and Society in 2017 in London on the "Readability of Award-winning Fantasy Sports Journalism."

Loop also has lectured on fantasy sports journalism in Chengdu, China; Vancouver and Toronto, Canada; and Chicago.

Honors

  • Outstanding National Campus Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists
  • Ithaca College Faculty Excellence Award
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, paper competition honors
  • Roy H. Park School of Communications inaugural Master Teacher
  • Park Scholar Faculty Mentor
  • Journalism Department chair
  • Adviser, Lambda Pi Eta communications honor society

Society of Professional Journalists

  • David L. Eshelman Outstanding Adviser Award
  • Campus Adviser at large, national board of directors
  • Vice President for Campus Chapter Affairs, national board of directors
  • Sigma Delta Chi, national board of directors
  • Founding adviser, Ithaca College chapter
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