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Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Andy Miah

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Digital technology is changing everything about modern sports. Athletes and coaches rely on digital data to monitor and enhance performance. Officials use tracking systems to augment their judgment ... More


Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica T Piotrowski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book is an illuminating study of the complex relationship between children and media in the digital age. Now, as never before, young people are surrounded by media, thanks to the sophistication ... More


Following Searle on Twitter: How Words Create Digital Institutions

Adam Hodgkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226438214
eISBN:
9780226438351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438351.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Twitter is used as an example of a distinctively digital institution. Twitter’s constitution and development is a test case for Searle’s theory of Status Function Declarations. The analysis ... More


Election Watchdogs: Transparency, Accountability and Integrity

Pippa Norris and Alessandro Nai (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190677800
eISBN:
9780190677831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190677800.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Recent years have seen resurgent interest in the potential capacity of transparency—the public availability of information—to improve democratic governance. Timely, accurate, granular, and freely ... More


The Effect of Social Media on the 2012 London Olympics

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the social media activity surrounding the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games, widely discussed as the first social-media Olympics. It examines how ... More


Citizen Journalism and Mobile Media

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter focuses on how digital culture is re-making our understanding of citizenship by creating alternative channels of communication, activity, connection, and expression. In particular, it ... More


Donald Trump, the 2016 U.S. Presidential Campaign, and the Intensification of the Hybrid Media System

Andrew Chadwick

in The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190696726
eISBN:
9780190696764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696726.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 10 extends the conceptual framework to the extraordinary 2016 U.S. election, showing how Donald Trump’s rise and Hillary Clinton’s downfall were enabled by key aspects of the hybrid media ... More


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