14 episódios

Sport is a massive global phenomenon. Events and sporting heroes attract an enormous amount of interest. What’s going on? Why do sporting heroes matter so much and why is the media full of sports news? This album uses interviews with four key people in sport (Ed Smith, Sue Tibballs, Ed Warner and Sunder Katwala) to explore the relationship between sport and the media and considers the role of media representations in constructing our understanding of sport and creating its place in the wider popular culture. Course chair, Professor Kath Woodward also reflects on the course and the material in this album through two academic perspectives. This material forms part of the course D170 This Sporting Planet.

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Sport is a massive global phenomenon. Events and sporting heroes attract an enormous amount of interest. What’s going on? Why do sporting heroes matter so much and why is the media full of sports news? This album uses interviews with four key people in sport (Ed Smith, Sue Tibballs, Ed Warner and Sunder Katwala) to explore the relationship between sport and the media and considers the role of media representations in constructing our understanding of sport and creating its place in the wider popular culture. Course chair, Professor Kath Woodward also reflects on the course and the material in this album through two academic perspectives. This material forms part of the course D170 This Sporting Planet.

    This Sporting Planet

    This Sporting Planet

    A short introduction to this album.

    • 49 s
    Transcript -- This Sporting Planet

    Transcript -- This Sporting Planet

    A short introduction to this album.

    What Sport Tells us About Life

    What Sport Tells us About Life

    Ed Smith, professional cricketer and author of 'What Sport Tells Us About Life' (2008), discusses how and why sport has come to acquire such intense and diverse social meanings.

    • 18 min
    Transcript -- What Sport Tells us About Life

    Transcript -- What Sport Tells us About Life

    Ed Smith, professional cricketer and author of 'What Sport Tells Us About Life' (2008), discusses how and why sport has come to acquire such intense and diverse social meanings.

    Sport and Change

    Sport and Change

    Sue Tibballs chief Executive of the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) focuses on the role of women in sport and their representation. The WSF ensures that women are central to sport and not on the sidelines.

    • 17 min
    Transcript -- Sport and Change

    Transcript -- Sport and Change

    Sue Tibballs chief Executive of the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) focuses on the role of women in sport and their representation. The WSF ensures that women are central to sport and not on the sidelines.

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