"Lawrence A. Wenner" tag

Leading sport and media scholars unearth the mediatization of sport mega-events

Lawrence A. Wenner and Andrew C. Billings have gathered leading scholars in the field of sport media studies for their edited volume Sport, Media and Mega-Events (Routledge), in which each contribution takes stock of a mega-event in terms of the level of mediatization. Henk Erik Meier is our knowledgeable reviewer, and he’s impressed.

Communication & Sport, Vol. 5, 2017, No. 4

Communication and Sport is a cutting-edge peer-reviewed quarterly that publishes research to foster international scholarly understanding of the nexus of communication and sport that engages a broad intellectual community.

The future for public service media, sport and cultural citizenship are far from lost

Britt-Marie Ringfjord has read what she deems an important contribution to contemporary sports media studies, Sport, Public Broadcasting and Cultural Citizenship: Signal Lost?, edited by Jay Scherer and David Rowe.

Idrottens paradoxer

Karin Redelius Institutionen för idrott och hälsovetenskap, Idrottshögskolan i Stockholm   I USA har det under större delen av 1900-talet funnits en allmän och vida spridd uppfattning om att idrottsverksamhet är bra för…