Analysis Of Digital Disruption in Cricket in India

Any digital disruption, when challenges an existing dominant firm & cause systemic effect in the market or industry at that time such innovation with particular effect is commonly known as digital disruption. Wherein it makes sure that it pays special attention to practitioner & researcher (Skog, et al., 2018). The first disruption in cricket was... Continue Reading →

What is the future of sport and media?

Trying to correctly predict the future of sport and media might be a daunting affair as the pace of technological disruptions and transformations rising from the digital revolution appears to be ever increasing. For instance, taking Nicholas Negroponte's famous analysis on Being Digital - a work written in the mid-90s just before the dot-com bubble... Continue Reading →

Analysis the future of media ecology of Rugby and the emerging platforms which may present in a newer media ecology.

As written about in the last blog post, transmedia storytelling may change and adapt as new broadcasting and social media platforms arise in popularity. As seen in the past twenty years, the evolution of media platforms has grown exponentially, and in an increasing social way (Lindgren, 2017). The internet and television channels have changed to... Continue Reading →

Analysis the current relationship of a particular medium and sport, and analysis of Digital Disruption in Rugby

In the autumn of 2020, Amazon Prime won the rights to broadcast the Rugby Nations Autumn Cup. This was the first time that the rugby union governing body has sold the rights to their games to a streaming service. This demonstrates the current trend and growth of streaming sport, potentially allowing more accessibility to customers... Continue Reading →

An analysis of past media ecology compared to the present media ecology.

Some authors suggest that mass media is a reflection of the current political and social economic state of the public (McQuail and Deuze, 2020). This is supported by Jenkins (2016) who suggests that there is a distinction between highbrow and lowbrow culture; lowbrow (mass) culture being the prime site were media spread happens. This blog... Continue Reading →

How new digital platforms saw the rise of fantasy leagues and eSports

In the video below, we discuss how new digital platforms came to prominence within today's society largely due to the emergence of web 2.0, and how from this, sports organisations have begun to implement their own sport consumption platforms in the form of fantasy leagues and eSports. Thank you all for following the series, If... Continue Reading →

Is digital media the future? An Analysis of the Future of Media Ecology in Sport

The sixth, and final, blog of this series features an exclusive podcast, in which the future of sport media will be discussed.

How new sport consumption trends saw the emergence of GolfTV

Within the podcast below, I discussed how advancements in digital technology has begun to shift our sport consumption patterns, and how this has resulted in an abundance of online streaming platforms to emerge within sport, paying particular focus on the Over-The-Top (OTT) streaming platform GolfTV. https://youtu.be/vf734y6uFmk ★★

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 Present Media Ecology within the sport of Golf

In my previous blog post, we identified what media ecology is, and the impact it has on the people who operate within these 'environments'. More specifically, the blog delved into the realm of sport and how the mass media and sport formed a symbiotic relationship over time and the impact this had on sport; specifically... Continue Reading →

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