VIDEO PODCAST – How Convergence Culture and Spreadable Media has influenced F1’s Marketing Strategy to attract a Gen-Z audience

The fourth instalment of a 6-part series aiming to explore the historical, current and future symbiosis between sport and media by analysing the media and digital transformations that have developed within the sport industry and sport media ecology. Now on course to reach 1bn fans in 2022, the following video podcast explores how F1 have... Continue Reading →

Has Instagram created the Fake Footballer?

From a very static internet showing one-way communication in web 1.0, towards web 2.0 that encourages complex networking, interaction, the main characteristics of social media include; framework for participation, content agnostic, community features (Lingren, 2021). The creation of social profiles has aided the rapid rise of Instagram in a sporting sense, football clubs can now... Continue Reading →

What impact has media convergence had on sport and is it here to stay?

As with the process of evolution, things change and adapt to suit the current environment, and the same principle applies to the world of technology and media. The first 2 blogs of this series explored how media and sport were consumed in past decades, e.g., one directional mass media, and secondly how sport is produced... Continue Reading →

A Podcast about Podcasts in Sport

https://youtu.be/ivYXWIeUecI This audio podcast discusses the growth of podcasts as a media form in the sport industry, drawing upon my experience of creating and consuming podcasts, as well as referring to academic literature on the subject.

Video Podcast and Audio Podcast

https://youtu.be/pSUgjWO_kng This audio podcast aims to explore television as a sports media ecology medium and how it is facing challenges from newer forms of media ecology. It also discusses televisions role in the broadcast of women's sport and the effect it has on female athletes becoming role models. https://youtu.be/pn8ahR2kCD4 This video podcast aims to explore... Continue Reading →

Spreadable Media in Sport

Before the birth of social media we had newspapers, radios and television as our main source of media. An article written by Boston University states that Television was seen as the main source of media influence in the 1960's until the mid 20th century. These were easy to control and dictate was was shown and... Continue Reading →

Spreadable Media in the Fitness Industry

So here we are again! Last time round, I spoke about how 'Will Digital Disruptions impact the Fitness?' (Click the link to find out more about that!) But today I will be discussing the spreadability of the media in the fitness industry. Before I begin, let's take a look at what spreadable media actually is.... Continue Reading →

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