Has the Rise of New Media in Football caused the decline of the Television?

This will be our final blog in the series of sport media ecology where throughout this serieswe have aimed to provide an insight to the coverage of sport ecology through the hindsightof football, with finer details into women's football. Within this final blog, we will befocusing on the rise of social media as a medium... Continue Reading →

How Traditional to New Media Transition Shaped the Millennial Generation Sports Media Consumption

Kevin Larroyer / November 30, 2021 My sports consumption can be viewed from the traditional and new media perspectives. Traditional media platforms include broadcast, cable, satellite television, radio, newspaper, and magazine (Gantz & Lewis, 2014). Radio, magazines, and Television played a massive role in becoming a sports fan. I couldn’t attend every game of my favourite football team, so... 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 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.

Have Social Media Disrupted Football Consumption?

While researching to write a chapter on digital and social media disruptions on the consumption of football for an upcoming book on The Business of FIFA I went about collecting data from a particular social media platform - YouTube - to discuss the possible transformations that the so-called digital revolution has caused on sport. For... Continue Reading →

Digital Disruption and the European Super League in Football

Sunday night was unveiled that twelve powerful football clubs across Europe – six of them from the English Premier League {Liverpool; Manchester City…Digital Disruption and the European Super League in Football

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 →

Social media and eSports: the future for women’s sport recognition?

My recent blog posts have explored the past and present forms of sports media ecology and their effects on the broadcast of women's sport. To follow on from that, this blog is going to analyse the future of sports broadcasting outlets and their role on making women's sport more widely recognised. Social media has become... Continue Reading →

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 →

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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