Event Title

The Evolution of Sports Media and Their Symbiotic Relationship with Technology and Society

Presenter Information

Dustin Satloff, Colby CollegeFollow

Location

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

Start Date

30-4-2015 2:00 PM

End Date

30-4-2015 3:55 PM

Project Type

Poster

Description

This paper argues that there is a symbiotic relationship between the evolution of sports media specifically sports journalism and the evolution of technology, entertainment, and sports role within society.Further, it will be argued that significant innovation utilized within the mainstream media and society originated either directly or as a by-product of the evolution of sports journalism.Technology and society have both been transformed over the past 150 years, and the influence of the sports media on this evolution is often overlooked; this thesis highlights that influence of sports media on technology and society, and society and technologys influence on sports media.

Faculty Sponsor

Jim Fleming

Sponsoring Department

Colby College. Science, Technology and Society Program

CLAS Field of Study

Interdisciplinary Studies

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

1730

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Apr 30th, 2:00 PM Apr 30th, 3:55 PM

The Evolution of Sports Media and Their Symbiotic Relationship with Technology and Society

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

This paper argues that there is a symbiotic relationship between the evolution of sports media specifically sports journalism and the evolution of technology, entertainment, and sports role within society.Further, it will be argued that significant innovation utilized within the mainstream media and society originated either directly or as a by-product of the evolution of sports journalism.Technology and society have both been transformed over the past 150 years, and the influence of the sports media on this evolution is often overlooked; this thesis highlights that influence of sports media on technology and society, and society and technologys influence on sports media.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2015/program/189