The following measurements were recorded for the drying time, in hours, of a certain brand of latex paint. 3.4 2.5 4.8 2.9 3.6 2.8 3.3 5.6 3.7 2.8 4.4 4.0 5.2 3.0 4.8 Assume that the measurements are a simple random sample. (a) What is the sample size for the above sample? (b) Calculate the sample mean for these data. (c) Calculate the sample median. (d) Plot the data by way of a dot plot. (e) Compute the 20% trimmed mean for the above data set. (f) Is the sample mean for these data more or less descriptive as a center of location than the trimmed mean?
Media and Public Relations Role of Media forum communication and information transmission traditional vs new media examples what has greatest reach how target through these forums which is most effective property grants rights to broadcast their events cbs AND Turner broadcast for NCAA tournament nbc 2 billion for 2014 amd 2.2 billion 2016 olmymplics fox 425 million for fifa world cup through 2022. extended until 2026 media forum pays for all production, promotion, and distribution sell advertising to cover costs advertisers hope to reach target market through sport broadcasts. management function which: evaluates public attitudes fosters positive company or product image enhances credibility of messages conveys organizational goals, objectives, and philosophies establishes relationships comprehension interest support includes both: media relations community relations why important media and public opinion dominate how we perceive sport line is blurred between “real and fake” information need to communicate YOUR message Media Relations form and shape public opinion through the media can be: reactive respond to inquires player interviews, autographs, appeareances proactive organization initiates contact possible stories, inside information, access interactive build long term relationship with the media press rooms, press passes, “preferred” outlets Community Relations integral part of marketing efforts for teams and organizations enhance image or gain some sort of approval/acceptance from community three types of programs player dwayne wade foundation team miami heat learn to swim program league nba read to achieve PR Functions inform and communicate variety of stakeholders media, public, shareholders, consumers what provide to the media press releases media guides statistics schedules injury relations access for interviews press conferences exclusive stories image shaping and enhancement must develop image nurture image protect image reshape image as needed done through charitable component of teams and organizations ex: nfl charities Promote employee relations sport is very visible and popular all employees need to understand organizations stance on a variety of issues includes players and staff employees may represent the “face” of your organization to many people how communicate information memos newsletters emails meetings brochures Gaining political or popular support need to educate as well as inform particularly important for matters of financial importance stadium funding team relocation ticket increases major sponsorships player trades payroll/staff cuts Coping with crisis crisis generally attracts a lot of media attraction ray rice and the nfl penn state scandal deflategate missouri football how handle develop an internal plan “no comment” develop a crisis team formulate a statement for the media develop talking points for a spokesperson investigate