Terrestrial Television and Horse Racing

Much of racing’s media coverage is self-contained within the industry, with a daily trade paper, the Racing Post, and two dedicated subscription channels, Sky Sports Racing and Racing TV providing twenty-four hours of racing-focused programming. However, it is broadcasters on free-to-air television that still provide the biggest window for the sport. Racing has also been... Continue Reading →

An analysis of Digital Disruption and how this has influenced the Golf industry

In our first blog within this series, we identified how past media ecology attached itself sport, specifically golf, and the implications these mediums had on the development of the sport and how this aided in the promotion of hegemonic masculinity. Our next blog then looked into the present media ecology in sport and how the... Continue Reading →

Continuities and Discontinuities in Sport Media

Following on my previous discussion about digital disruption on traditional sport media ecology (see post here) today I will reflect on how this disruption is not a complete break from the past but expresses both through continuities and discontinuities. As I have shown on other posts like this one on Le Tour de France and... Continue Reading →

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