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ITV’s missed goal shows how live really has to be live

Beckett, Charlie (2009) ITV’s missed goal shows how live really has to be live. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (05 Feb 2009). Website.

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As a kid I used to spend Saturdays avoiding finding out that day’s football match scores so I could feel the suspense when watching the highlights on Match of the Day, five hours after the final whistles had been blown. Last night’s blunder by ITV sport reminds us how much has changed since then, and how the premium on live events has increased.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2009 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 22 May 2017 09:10
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2021 23:32

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