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  • Examining Identity in Sports Mediaby Heather Hundley; Andrew C. Billings

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 52.00

    Cutting edge and interdisciplinary investigation of how various identity groups are framed, treated, affected, and shaped by a ubiquitous sports media. more...

  • Olympic Mediaby Andrew C Billings

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 55.95

    Located in the United States, NBC (National Broadcasting Company) is the biggest and most powerful Olympic network in the world, having won the rights to televise both the Summer and the Winter Olympic Games. By way of attracting more viewers of both sexes and all ages and ethnicities than any other sporting event, and through the production of breathtaking... more...

  • Sports Mediaby Andrew C. Billings

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Looking toward a future with increasingly hybridized media offerings, Sports Media: Transformation, Integration, Consumption examines sports media scholarship and its role in facilitating understanding of the increasingly complex world of sports media. Acknowledging that consumer demand for sports media content has influenced nearly every major... more...

  • Defining Sport Communicationby Andrew C. Billings

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Defining Sport Communication is a comprehensive resource addressing core topics and issues, including humanistic, organizational, relational, and mediated approaches to the study of sport communication. It provides foundational work in sport communication for students and scholars, reflecting the abundance of research published in recent years and... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and New Mediaby Andrew C Billings; Marie Hardin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    New media technologies have become a central part of the sports media landscape. Sports fans use new media to watch games, discuss sports transactions, form fan-based communities, and secure minutiae about their favorite players and teams. Never before have fans known so much about athletes, whether that happens via Twitter feeds, fan sites, or blogs,... more...

  • The Global Impact of Olympic Media at London 2012by Andrew C. Billings; Marie Hardin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This book explores the biggest sporting event in the world through the lens in which most people witness it: the media. Traversing nations and media formats, contributors offer insights into the manner in which the Olympics is conveyed to the masses and the impact arising from the mass consumption of Olympic media in its plethora of dimensions. The... more...

  • Sport, Media and Mega-Eventsby Lawrence A. Wenner; Andrew C. Billings

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    Bringing together many of the most influential scholars in sport and media studies, this book examines the diverse ways that media influences our understanding of the world’s most important sport events, dubbed sports mega-events. It sheds new light on how these events have been changed by the media, and have, in turn, adapted to media to further... more...

  • The Fantasy Sport Industryby Andrew C. Billings; Brody J. Ruihley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Fantasy sport has become big business. Recent estimates suggest that there as many as 33 million fantasy sport participants in the US alone, spending $3bn annually, with many millions more around the world. This is the first in-depth study of fantasy sport as a cultural and social phenomenon and a significant and growing component of the contemporary... more...

  • Communication and Sportby Andrew C. Billings; Michael L. Butterworth; Paul D. Turman

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 60.00

    Communication and Sport: Surveying the Field, Third Edition  examines a wide array of topics necessary to understand sports media, rhetoric, culture, and organizations from micro- to macro-level issues. All levels of sports are addressed through varied lenses such as mythology, community, and identity. The  Third Edition is newly... more...

  • Olympic Televisionby Andrew C. Billings; James R. Angelini; Paul J. MacArthur

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    As the Olympic spectacle grows, broadcast coverage becomes bigger, more complex, and more sophisticated. Part sporting event, part reality show, and part global festival, the Olympics can be seen as both intensely nationalistic and a celebration of a shared sense of international community. This book sheds new light on how the Olympic experience has... more...