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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


Media Change at the Olympic Games

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/9780262035477.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the history of media change at the Olympic Games. It shows how how the expansion of the mega-event media industries has led to greater exclusivism over reporting privileges. In ... More


The New Olympic 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/9780262035477.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter focuses on the emergence of new journalist communities at the Olympic Games, which articulate how its media community has grown. It argues that the expansion of the Olympic “fringe” ... More


Social Media and the 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/9780262035477.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter focuses on how the rise of social media has transformed media events. First, it considers the characteristics of the Web 2.0 era before considerin how the Olympic industry has organized ... 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


Conclusion

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/9780262035477.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter argues that the integration of digital technology with sport is fast becoming a characteristic of how it is designed, delivered, and experienced. In so doing, it expands our ... More


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