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  • Olympic Television

    Broadcasting the Biggest Show on Earth

    By Andrew C. Billings, James R. Angelini, Paul J. MacArthur

    As the Olympic spectacle grows, broadcast coverage becomes bigger, more complex, and more sophisticated. Part sporting event, part reality show, and part global festival, the Olympics can be seen as both intensely nationalistic and a celebration of a shared sense of international community. This…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Sport, Media and Mega-Events

    Edited by Lawrence A. Wenner, Andrew C. Billings

    Bringing together many of the most influential scholars in sport and media studies, this book examines the diverse ways that media influences our understanding of the world’s most important sport events, dubbed sports mega-events. It sheds new light on how these events have been changed by the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge

  • Defining Sport Communication

    By Andrew C. Billings

    Defining Sport Communication is a comprehensive resource addressing core topics and issues, including humanistic, organizational, relational, and mediated approaches to the study of sport communication. It provides foundational work in sport communication for students and scholars, reflecting the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and New Media

    Edited by Andrew C Billings, Marie Hardin

    New media technologies have become a central part of the sports media landscape. Sports fans use new media to watch games, discuss sports transactions, form fan-based communities, and secure minutiae about their favorite players and teams. Never before have fans known so much about athletes,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Fantasy Sport Industry

    Games within Games

    By Andrew C. Billings, Brody J. Ruihley

    Fantasy sport has become big business. Recent estimates suggest that there as many as 27 million fantasy sport participants in the US alone, spending $1.5bn annually, with many millions more around the world. This is the first in-depth study of fantasy sport as a cultural and social phenomenon and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Global Impact of Olympic Media at London 2012

    Edited by Andrew C. Billings, Marie Hardin

    This book explores the biggest sporting event in the world through the lens in which most people witness it: the media. Traversing nations and media formats, contributors offer insights into the manner in which the Olympics is conveyed to the masses and the impact arising from the mass consumption…

    Hardback – 2014-07-28
    Routledge

  • Sports Media

    Transformation, Integration, Consumption

    Edited by Andrew C. Billings

    Looking toward a future with increasingly hybridized media offerings, Sports Media: Transformation, Integration, Consumption examines sports media scholarship and its role in facilitating understanding of the increasingly complex world of sports media. Acknowledging that consumer demand for sports…

    Paperback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge
    Electronic Media Research Series

  • Olympic Media

    Inside the Biggest Show on Television

    By Andrew C Billings

    Located in the United States, NBC (National Broadcasting Company) is the biggest and most powerful Olympic network in the world, having won the rights to televise both the Summer and the Winter Olympic Games. By way of attracting more viewers of both sexes and all ages and ethnicities than any…

    Paperback – 2008-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

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