Twitter and the rolling-news agenda in sports news

Alan Tomlinson

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A consideration of the place of Twitter in the sphere of sport news and sport's profile in emerging social media. It is argued that Twitter, against its democratic and participatory potential, serves mainly to consolidate the cultural and communicative base of contemporary idols of (sporting) consumption.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe future of 24-hour news: new directions, new challenges
EditorsS. Cushion, R. Sambrook
Place of PublicationNew York, USA
PublisherPeter Lang
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781433136948
ISBN (Print)9781433130472
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016


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