Sport and the Media Managing the Nexus
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Description: The relationship between sport and the media is the defining commercial connection for both industries at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The media has transformed sport from an amateur pursuit into a hyper-commercialised industry, while sport has delivered massive audiences and advertising revenues to the media. As such, the sport media relationship must be managed.Sport & the Media: managing the sport-media nexusis a unique text which combines an analysis of the sport media industry with practical sport media management skills. The book is designed to equip students within sport management and related courses that need to understand the nature and scope of the sport media nexus, as well as develop the skills to manage the media promotion and coverage of sport organisations.After using this book throughout the course of a semester of study a student will understand the:* Historical development of sport and the media* Current commercial and contextual relationships between the media and sport industries* Ways in which audiences and advertisers drive the media coverage of sport* Ways in which the media industry generally and the sport industry more specifically are structured to produce content/news/products* Ways in which the media represents sport in order to sell itThrough an understanding of these issues, it is expected that the student will have the foundation knowledge that will enable he or she to implement successful sport media management. As such, after using this book throughout the course of a semester of study a student will have developed a range of skills and be able to:* Plan for sport media coverage throughout the course of a season or year* Use a range of promotional tools and strategies as appropriate to the requirement and context (such as e-release, media conference, etc.)* Manage the media image of athletes within a sport organisation and be aware of the ways in which the media will seek to use those athletes* Manage the media representation of a sport organisation during a period of crisis or scandalFinally, it is expected that a student who uses Sport & the Media: managing the sport-media nexus will have sufficient knowledge of the possible future developments in the sport and media industries to be able to develop the sport organisation in which they work, so that they are able to respond quickly and effectively to media coverage and promotional opportunities in an increasingly mediated, commercial and global sport environment. Similarly, those that work within sport organisations will be able to obtain sustainable, quality and positive media coverage from a variety of media organisations, through reading this text
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List price: $55.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publication date: 12/11/2006
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
|Sport Media Evolutions|
|Sport and the Media: A Defining Relationship|
|Sport Media Landscapes|
|global Players: The Sport and Media Industries|
|Putting Up Big Numbers: Broadcast Rights and Regulations|
|Making Sport Pay: Maximising Investments|
|Content is King: Sport Media Texts|
|Working the Beat: Sport Media Production|
|Sport Media Strategies|
|Sport Media Planning and Promotion: The Foundations of Coverage|
|Feeding the Media I: Media Communications|
|Feeding the Media II: Media Interactions|
|Cash Cows?: The Commodity of Sport Celebrity|
|Not All Publicity is Good: Managing Crises, Scandals and Reputations|
|Sport Media Futures|
|Sport Media Futures: A Brave New World?|