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Consuming Sport: Fans, Fandom and the Audience

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780748635924
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671083 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0010
Consuming Sport: Fans, Fandom and the Audience

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Examines the role fan culture plays in sports culture. Looks at how social media and the media more generally reproduce and challenge expectations around fandom and sport. It examines the implications of this process for the media and sport.

Keywords: Fans; Social media; Television; Print media; Sports

Chapter.  7941 words. 

Subjects: Media Studies

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