Summary: Daily newspapers, television channels and local news programs feature ever more sports, often at the expense of political coverage. At the same time, cable and satellite networks are penetrating the market.
In MediaSport, leading experts from around the world in the field of sports studies, sports journalism and leisure studies provide a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which sports and the media interact. They tackle issues such as gender, globalizat ...show moreion, sports ethics, sports and violence on television, and marketing sports on the internet. Clearly written and wide-ranging, MediaSport represents the latest thinking from around the world on the relationship between global sports and the world of communication. ...show less