A History of Sports Highlights : Replayed Plays from Edison to Espn (Paperback)

Author: Gamache, Ray

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This book traces the development and popularity of the sportscast highlight--the dominant news frame in the crowded medium of electronic sports journalism--as the primary means of communicating about sports and athletes. It delves into the intricate relationships between media producers, sports leagues and organizations, and audiences, and explains that the sportscast highlights are not a recent development, given their prominent use within a news context in every medium from early news film actualities and newsreels to network and cable television to today''s new media platforms.

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Publisher McFarland & Company
Mfg Part# 9780786449972
SKU 213831208
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0786449977
Release Date 7/1/2010
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.75T
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Editors Note This book traces the development and popularity of the sportscast highlight--the dominant news frame in the crowded medium of electronic sports journalism--as the primary means of communicating about sports and athletes. It explores the intricate relationships among media producers, sports leagues and organizations, and audiences, and explains that sportscast highlights are not a recent development, given their prominent use within a news context in every medium from early news film actualities and newsreels to network and cable television to today's new media platforms.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0247
Publisher McFarland & Company
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