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What Is a Sports Videogame?

Ian Bogost

in How To Talk About Videogames

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816699117
eISBN:
9781452952406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699117.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Sports videogames aren’t simulations of sports, they are variants of them. In this chapter, Bogost rejects the idea that sports videogames are aiming to simulate real sports games seen on TV. He ... More


Media Sport: Richard Haynes and Raymond Boyle

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter begins by noting the role of Scottish sport in the nation, and the particular tendencies of Scottish sports coverage in the media. The economic costs of new sports developments and their ... More


Paul Gallico’s: Farewell to Sport

Robert Lipsyte

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book Farewell to Sport (1938), by Paul Gallico. Farewell to Sport is a thoughtful meditation on the “wildest, maddest, and most glamorous period in all the history of sport,” ... More


Public Service Television and Sports Rights

Paul Smith and Tom Evens

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0043
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The ability of public service broadcasters (PSBs) to bring the nation together with live coverage of major sporting events is even more valuable today. In an era of multi-channel digital television ... More


Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The fully revised and updated version of this classic text examines the link between three key obsessions of the 21st century: the media, sport and popular culture. Gathering new material from around ... More


Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Introduces the concepts around sport, media and popular culture addressed in the book. Looks at previous sports media research. Outlines the key areas discussed in the book.


All Our Yesterdays: A History of Media Sport

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Provides a social history of the media sport relationship. Examines newspapers, radio, film and television. Sets the present study in an historical context.


A Sporting Triangle: Television, Sport and Sponsorship

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Examines the relationship between sport, television and sponsors. Looks at how television has come to dominate modern elite sport. Investigates the commercial element of sports links to the media and ... More


Power Game: Why Sport Matters to Television

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Looks at how Television has transformed sport, both visually and verbally. Examines what television wants from sport. It looks at the implications for sport of this relationship.


The Race Game: Media Sport, Race and Ethnicity

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Examines the role sport plays in representing race in the media. Looks at how television and the media more generally reproduce and challenge expectations around race, ethnicity and sport. It ... More


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