Sport, Public Broadcasting, and Cultural Citizenship: Signal Lost?

Sport, Public Broadcasting, and Cultural Citizenship: Signal Lost?

by Jay Scherer
     
 

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This book examines the political debates over the access to live telecasts of sport in the digital broadcasting era. It outlines the broad theoretical debates, political positions and policy calculations over the provision of live, free-to-air telecasts of sport as a right of cultural citizenship. In so doing, the book provides a number of comparative case studies

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This book examines the political debates over the access to live telecasts of sport in the digital broadcasting era. It outlines the broad theoretical debates, political positions and policy calculations over the provision of live, free-to-air telecasts of sport as a right of cultural citizenship. In so doing, the book provides a number of comparative case studies that explore these debates and issues in various global spaces.

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"For me – a media scientist – this book is an interesting and important contribution to the debate on public service media and what its mission will be in the future...In my view this book provides media sport researchers with important facts and interesting perspectives on sport culture, citizenship and media politics." – Britt-Marie Ringfjord, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden, published in idrottsforum.org, Nordic Sport Studies Forum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135017095
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/15/2013
Series:
Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
338
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

Jay Scherer is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta.

David Rowe is Professor of Cultural Research at the Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Western Sydney, Australia.

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