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Tuning in to football on the BBC World Service

Wyllie, James; Woodward, Kath and Goldblatt, David (2011). Tuning in to football on the BBC World Service. Soccer & Society, 12(1) pp. 11–20.

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This article ises the archive as object to explore the politics of sport broadcasting and the particularities of the BBC World Service. The BBC World Service is a contact zone in which the different dimensions of football intersect, throught he interrelationships between the regulating bodies such as the FA, the BBC and in particular the World Service with its own histories, the listeners and supporters, the journalists and players. Football broadcasting demonstrates some of the specificities of the sport and its diasporic audiences

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2011 Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1743-9590
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Tuning in: Diasporic Contact Zones at the BBC World ServiceAH/E508693/1AHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council)
Keywords: BBC World Service; archive; football; FA; politics of sports broadcasting; live sport
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Sociology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 25967
Depositing User: Kath Woodward
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2011 16:50
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2019 02:28
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