Dad’s Traditional Mass Media Following: What a Shock!

Kevin Larroyer / November, 15, 2021 When I telling my son how his grandad consumed sports when he was his age, he would never believe it. Because we live in an era of digital technology and the internet where we can consume sports from many devices, phones, laptops, or television from different ways cable television,... Continue Reading →

Stuck in our media ways! A look into traditional media forms and if they’re still around today

Hello and welcome to my media transformation series! This is the first blog post of the series and will start to dissect how sport was covered and consumed by fans in more traditional times through three main forms of media. The word media can hold a vast range of aspects when explaining its definition, especially... Continue Reading →

The origins of sports media

The first blog within this series will provide an analysis of the original forms of sports media, including the use of print media, radio and television- whilst analysing how the broadcasting environment has changed from its earliest forms. In order to gain full insight into the development and rise of digital technology in sport and... Continue Reading →

The Historic Role of Mass Media within Sport Media Ecology

This is the first 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.

Analysis of Past Media Ecology in Cricket

Western countries were among the first to identify the significance of “Media “ in late 1867 (UW Libraries Special Collections Division, 2008). The root of this marketing type gained significant importance because of its function (Arackal, 2013): Mirroring Society- reporting or recording faithfully & objectively events as they happen.Setting agenda- deals with social responsibilities. Picture... Continue Reading →

It all started with the Gutenberg Press: The History of the Relationship between the Mass Media and Sport.

In the first blog of this series we take a look into the past media ecology in sport in the UK.

Has the Rise of New Mediums in Premier League Football Coverage Caused the Decline of Radio?

Many questions have been asked regarding the longevity of radio in the current media ecology, this is partially due to the rise of, in many opinions, more superior mediums of sports coverage as we move more increasingly digital as the advancement of technology continues to increase. It is more than fair to say that the... Continue Reading →

An analysis of early media ecology and its role on the broadcast of women’s sport

In this blog post I am going to explore the history of early media ecology and its representation of women's sport. This will be the first part of my blog 'series' where I will also explore the present and future representation of women's sport through appropriate media outlets, so watch out for those future posts!... Continue Reading →

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