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Gossip is the news spectator sport

Beckett, Charlie (2010) Gossip is the news spectator sport. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (31 Aug 2010). Website.

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For football fans, today will be a whirlwind of expectation and disappointment as the 6pm transfer window deadline approaches. Imagine a kind of sporting Christmas Day morning, only hyper-fuelled by astronomical wages and even more astronomically unrealistic hopes on the part of the fans. And for football journalists it is just as busy as for the players’ agents (but somewhat less profitable I suspect).

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2010 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 11:13
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2021 23:17

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