"Lawrence A. Wenner" tag

International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 52, 2017, No. 8

The International Review for the Sociology of Sport is a peer reviewed academic journal. Its main purpose is to disseminate research and scholarship on sport throughout the international academic community. The journal publishes research articles of varying lengths, from standard length research papers to shorter reports and commentary, as well as book and media reviews. 

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…