International Journal of Sport Communication, Volume 16, 2023, No. 2

Scholarly Commentary

“Media Industries and Sport Scandals” Redux: Netflix’s Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist
Benjamin Burroughs, Travis Vogan
Pages: 101-103
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2022-0196

Critiquing the Social Media Scholarship in Sport Studies: A Sport Entrepreneurship Analysis
Vanessa Ratten
Pages: 104-109
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2022-0198

Student Research

Thematic Analysis: The Cross-National Conflict Shifting of the NBA–China Controversy
Mu He, Weiting Tao
Pages: 110-120
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2023-0010

Original Research

Black Lives Matter to the NBA: The Impact of Sport Fanship and Political Affiliation on the Perception of the NBA’s Racial Justice Initiatives During the 2020 Playoff Bubble
Kenon A. Brown, Nicky Lewis, Matthew Barnidge, Courtney D. Boman
Pages: 121-135
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2022-0150

When Sports Fans Buy: Contextualizing Social Media Engagement Behavior to Predict Purchase Intention
Emil Steiner, Matthew Pittman, Brandon Boatwright
Pages: 136-146
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2022-0158

The Role of Culture in Using Social Media in Sport: The Case of Australian and Singaporean Elite Sportswomen
Popi Sotiriadou, Leah Brokmann, Jason Doyle
Pages: 147-158
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2022-0163

Centering the Self, Doing the Sport, and Being the Brand: The Self-Branding of Lifestyle Athletes on Instagram
Joshua Woods, Matthew Hartwell, Leah Oldham, Stephanie House-Niamke
Pages: 159-167
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2022-0168

Understanding the LPGA Tour Top Six Korean Golfers’ Self-Presentation on Social Media: A Content Analysis of Instagram Posts
Wonyul Bae, Kim Hahn, Minseok Cho
Pages: 168-177
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2022-0180

Looks, Liveliness, and Laughter: Visual Representations in Commercial Sports for Children
Jesper Karlsson, Åsa Bäckström, Magnus Kilger, Karin Redelius
Pages: 178-186
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2022-0202


Open Access
Habitually Scrolling: An Examination Into How Sport Consumers Use Social Media
Heather Kennedy, Daniel C. Funk
Pages: 187-201
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2023-0001

Becoming European Through Football Media? Representations of Europe in German Football News Coverage
Jonas Biel, Tobias Finger, Vincent Reinke, Jennifer Amann, Arne Niemann, Marc Jungblut
Pages: 202-214
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2023-0004

Understanding Chinese Consumers’ Media Behaviors During Tokyo 2020: An Exploration of Media Consumption Among Different Generations
Bo Li, Olan K.M. Scott, Jerred Junqi Wang, Liang Xiao
Pages: 215-227
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2023-0011

Case Studies

Hyperprofessionalized and Commodified: A Case Study Examination of FBS Bowl Games and the Utilization of Football Players as Programmatic Promotional Material
Chris Corr, Richard M. Southall, Crystal Southall, Richard J. Hart
Pages: 228-238
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2022-0200

The Continued Olympic Agenda Shift: A Case Study of the Time on Camera for Men and Women During the 2022 Beijing Olympics on NBC
Zachary W. Arth, James R. Angelini, Patrick C. Gentile, Andrew W. Hard
Pages: 239-248
DOI: 10.1123/ijsc.2022-0207

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