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I've always wonder how my little sister would know what new toy was coming out or what was the new item on the McDonald's kids meal. When my mother would ask what they wanted to do after their homework they would always choose one hour of an television show they wanted. According to the Novak Djokovic Foundation website, "When compared with commercials on children’s channels however, the researchers found no real differences for rate of negative content or violent and disturbing behaviours. Commercials airing on children’s channels also had significantly more negative modeling than commercials on the general channels. Researchers... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at Global Media News
Sports are appeasing to the fan even when its up to the last play of the drive or the last better of the game. Fans come from all countries, age, and religion. Its one of the very few aspects of life that unites all people. I've learned a lot throughout this semester about sports and the influence social media has on it. From an athlete tweeting at a fan or the way their Instagram pages are set up for interaction, sports are very influential by the usage of social media. "Instagram is becoming a more prominent tool in the sports... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at Global Media News
It has been a season to forget for the Los Angeles Lakers losing so many games. The scandals that have happened this year within the team and the questioning of effort by the players have embarrassed the respected team. Out of this abysmal season their has been one bright spot, Lakers's Legend Kobe Bryant. This is his last season and just a week ago played his last game for the Hollywood based franchise. It was end for the one they called "Black Mamba" who began his journey at the age of 17. He ended it in dramatic fashion scoring 60... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2016 at Global Media News
New York City Football club joined Major League Soccer prior to the 2015 season. It is a soccer club owned by both Major League Baseball's New York Yankees and English Primer League club Manchester City. The club calls Yankee Stadium its home for now until team officials can find a spot to built a soccer stadium within NYC's five boroughs. The teams colors are blue and orange just like the New York Mets and New York Islanders. The club has many famous players like David Villa, Andrea Pirlo, and Frank Lampard to name a few. "Oh my God, Pirlo and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Global Media News
Around the world its called Football, here in the United States its called soccer. Its a sport played around the world by all ages. Simply just needing a ball. Soccer leagues from Spain or Italy can be viewed here in the United States from just one channel which wasn't possible before. To watch a game from Europe Many fans had to want those games transmitted. The fans want to watch Leonel Messi and FC Barcelona from Spain or watch Fransisco Totti from la Roma of Italy. beIN Sport has also paid heavily to show in the United States some of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Global Media News
Over the years sports fanatics have relied on the television to seek information or just to watch recapping highlights, like ESPN, SNY, and MSG to name a few. They would have to wait at certain times in order to be able to see what was going on throughout the day or what had just finished at night. Some fans didn't want to wait until the night or in the morning in order to see the post game recap from the night before that they missed, so app and social media began to engage itself by collaborating with sports. According to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2016 at Global Media News
Baseball has been referred as "America's Pasttime" from generation to generation. Baseball has evolved just as technology and life has. The technological advancement has brought fans of all ages together better than it had in the past. Major League Baseball saw a problem in sports so they knew that they had to be "fun" once again. They had to reach out to the younger generation in order to be popular. It wasn't the sport that was being past down from father to son anymore. Why not create an Instagram so fans can see images of what was going on throughout... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Global Media News
Social Media in, Newspapers out! Social media's influence on the way fanatics now see sports today doesn't compare to it years ago. On the palm of your hand you have to power to change and create different options that benefit you to stay updated. Social media changed the playing field for many television and news outlets. Fans are looking for more than just box scores and stats, they want to see highlights and reactions. the only way to access that are through either social media accounts or downloading applications. Molly Jolly, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim senior vice president... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2016 at Global Media News
The topic was," What Makes a Great Twitter profile" but the question I began to ask myself due to me being a sports junkie was, "What Makes a Great Sports Twitter Profile". Is it the quick alerts during games, or the app that provides you with stories and news after? On my profile, I follow many sport handles that alert me of breaking news and scores. I wanted to focus on the sports aspect of it wanting to understand how does one create a good profile. Twitter profiles such as Score, Bleacher Report, and Real GM help provide either an... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2016 at Global Media News
Spanish soccer giants, F.C. Barcelona have dominated not only all of Europe by winning the Champions League but beating the best in the world as well. They have always been about enriching their winning legacy wanting to add more into their trophy case. Last year the club won all but one trophy cups in six available tournaments ending the year with five cups. They have the best players in the world, especially their attacking trio of the MSN consisting of Neymar Jr, Lionel Messi, and Luis Suarez. This isn't a soccer club that just wins on the field, but off... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2016 at Global Media News
Many athletes are role models to not only children but adults as well. They have to maintain certain standard of being professional no matter the circumstances. It hard knowing that thousands to millions of people have different perceptions of a certain athlete either loving him or hating him. "Twitter has also given us a chance to get a better understanding of professional athletes. The ones that use this medium not only become more accessible to fans, but also to their peers." Most of these athletes have to stay calm, cool, and collected. But one activity that questions their character is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2016 at Global Media News
Bleacher Report started as a small sports site created by four college students. They created a website with stories on different sport topics when it all began. Then to be efficient, they created the streaming app that updates its readers of whats going in the world of sports. According to USA Today, "Enticed by its traffic and social buzz, a Time Warner subsidiary, Turner Broadcasting, paid about $200 million for the site two years ago, with the goal of integrating it with its other properties, including CNN, NBA TV and TNT." Within mainstream media Bleacher Report's popularity increased generating 43... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Global Media News
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