Sport and the Media

Module Leader: Dr. Jack Black

Module Information

The aim of this module is to introduce you to the inextricable relationship between sport and the mass media. It will apply a range of sociological and cultural theories to your understanding of this relationship. The module is a first and important step in developing your analytical skills by enabling you to conduct detailed examination of a range of representations of sport in the media (from newspapers to advertising to video games) and the ways they inform and reproduce wider social processes and debates.