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Call for Participation | “The Representation of Race in Sports Journalism and Media”, the Sports Media Identity Network Conference #3 | Sheffield Hallam University, June 30, 2023
Organised by the Sports Media Identity Network, this one-day conference will take place on Friday, 30th June 2023 at Sheffield Hallam University and will provide a platform for the mutual exchange of knowledge and insights between scholars from a range of disciplines and media and sport practitioners and stakeholders. The event is FREE but you must register as places are limited.
A peer-reviewed online and open access databank covering Finnish sports journalism has been published
As part of the joint research project between the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences and the Open Science Centre at the University of Jyväskylä, a Finnish-language databank on Finnish sports journalism, including an extensive bibliography, has been published. The open access and peer-reviewed web publication offers research information intended for a wide range of users in an easily accessible and popular form.
Call for Papers | “Representation in dis/ability sports journalism and media” – Sports Media Identity Network Event #2 | Loughborough University London Campus, January 20, 2023. Call ends November...
The network encourages transdisciplinary approaches between researchers from fields such as, but not limited to: sports sociology, journalism studies, and communication studies. In addition to research presentations, events will include workshop activities designed to facilitate dialogue between members of the academy and sports media practitioners. This work will identify best practice and lead to a final report with recommendations for sports media practitioners, researchers and stakeholders.
Sport Scholar Profile | Antti Laine, University of Jyväskylä
Antti Laine works as a Senior researcher and lecturer in sport sociology at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. His research interests focus mainly on sport media, private sport sector (e.g. ice hockey and fitness) and sport as a societal phenomenon. Dr Laine has published numerous articles and acted as an editor in academic publications.
Call for Papers | Media, Sport, and Diversity, Online European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) Seminar | November 5–6, 2021. Call ends June 15. 2021
The seminar wants to bring together scholars from all kinds of disciplines as well as practitioners that share the interest in the media-based communication of sport. Consequently, submissions may be rooted also in sports politics, sports economy, sports management, sports technology, sports sociology, and sports practice itself. In the seminar, we strive to include a diversity of theoretical and methodical approaches to sports communication and give voice to researchers from all parts of Europe.
Call for Papers | “Media, communication and sport” | Special Issue of Mediapolis: Journal of Communication, Journalism and Public Sphere. Call ends 30 September 2018
The challenge of this Mediapolis edition is to precisely demonstrate, once again, how sport can and should be the subject of research in the academic and scientific sphere, given its social plasticity and appeal to interdisciplinary and/or multidisciplinary approaches.
Forskarprofil | Britt-Marie Ringfjord, Linnéuniversitetet, Kalmar
Britt-Marie Ringfjord undervisar i journalistik, medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap. Hennes främsta intresse är hur genus och maktrelationer kommer till uttryck både i mediernas framställningar och i människors vardagsaktiviteter som t.ex., politik, utbildning, sport och fritid. Detta anknyter även till människors möjligheter att delta i demokratiska processer.