Digital Revolution? Persisting Gender Inequalities in Digital Sports Broadcasting: The case of FIFA TV on YouTube

The digital revolution has been heralded as a transformative force in terms of the relationship between sport and media, especially what concerns sports broadcasting, women's sport, and the long standing gender inequalities. The arrival of new digital media such as social media platforms (eg YouTube) have been received with enthusiasm in regards of democratisation of... 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 →

Digital Disruption: a blessing in disguise for women’s sport?

Digital disruption is a transformation caused by emerging technologies that challenge the existing products and services that are offered in the particular industry. In the sporting world, this refers to newer technology such as the internet and smartphones challenging mediums such as television as the audiences preferred way of consuming sport. This 'disruption' is due... Continue Reading →

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