Mike Costello is a sports correspondent and commentator for BBC Radio 5 live. He talks about the skills needed to be a radio sports commentator whilst covering the world title boxing match between Carl Froch and Yusaf Mack for 5 live.
The program’s popularity comes at a heady time for podcasters, when listeners, advertisers and technology have converged to create fertile ground for the medium to grow. Before and after “Serial” saw runaway success, two podcasting networks launched, Slate’s Panoply and Gimlet Media, the latter a project of former “This American Life” producer Alex Blumberg. Since then, BuzzFeed, The Associated Press and many others have gotten on board.
AFP TweetFoot est une solution qui permet de suivre les principales ligues de football européennes via Twitter grâce à des bases de données de comptes sélectionnés et qualifiés par l’AFP. L’interface dynamique et interactive associe ces fils de tweets aux données sportives de l’AFP (scores, actions, calendriers) afin d’obtenir en un coup d’oeil les informations souhaitées sur un match en cours, une équipe, un joueur.
Triton Digital announced an exclusive deal with Major League Baseball (MLB) to deliver and monetize streaming audio advertisements within MLB’s streaming apps. Those apps include the desktop experience (MLB.com Gameday Audio) and the mobile version (MLB.com At Bat).
Our 5th annual Fan Engagement Study provides insight into the continuing convergence of sports and digital media among sports fans, including year-over-year trends and opportunities for brand engagement.
To compile the study, we spoke to over 2,100 people aged 16 – 64, who are avid fans of the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, college football and basketball, and for the first time, the NHL. We surveyed these fans about how they engage with content around their favorite sports, and where brands fit in the mix.
In his opening speech of the 78th AIPS Congress president Gianni Merlo warned that the profession of sports journalists is in danger, so much so that it might collapse in the future. Merlo spoke of a Titanic scenario.
The new report from the Media Insight Project looks at millennials' habits and attitudes toward news consumption: "I really wouldn’t pay for any type of news because as a citizen it’s my right to know the news."
"I was on stage with three college students. Two were 21-years old and the other was 26.(…) If it requires sifting through your podcast to find it, waiting through a commercial break or needing to wait for a host to finish rambling off-topic, they’re gone."
Periscope and Meerkat are both apps that do pretty much the same thing. They allow a smartphone user to broadcast live video. People can already do that, but these two apps tap into the power of social media, mainly Twitter. Periscope was actually bought by Twitter before it even launched. These apps provide users a way to instantly share immediate video. Think Vine, but without time limits and in the moment. This can be used for frivolous things like people broadcasting themselves eating breakfast, or serious things like streaming video of an explosion in New York City. These apps are only a few days old, but I wouldn't be surprised to see them branch into sports very soon.
Red Bull have launched a ‘wall of support’ for the new F1 season which started in Melbourne at the weekend.
The Garage Social Wall displays selected tweets, Facebook comments, and Instagram posts in the team’s Albert Park garage, which were shown for the crew and drivers as they prepared for Saturday’s qualifying session.
When Twitter debuted its new video live streaming application Periscope last week, PepsiCo’s Mountain Dew immediately jumped on board for a chance to bring its mobile social strategy to the next level.
That’s Steve Goldstein, talking to RAIN News just after announcing his new startup, Amplifi Media. This week Goldstein executed a friendly exit from Saga Communications, where he was EVP and Group Program Director for nearly 30 years. He is merging onto the entrepreneurial fast track, launching a new podcast company.
To a debate on the future of radio at the BBC where it turns out not to be a discussion on who’s listening now but how they’re listening. The Reithian ambition to inform, educate and entertain needs to change, says Mary Hockaday, controller of BBC World Service English, and become ‘inform, educate and connect’. But how do you find and hold on to your audience in the digital age?
I'm about to celebrate my one-year anniversary as a podcaster. I started a show with two of my friends (one is my co-host, the other is our producer) last year because we noticed that more and more people...
An agreement between Time Warner’s Turner Sports and the National Collegiate Athletic Association with Snapchat to provide user-generated content during the March Madness basketball tournament will burnish the mobile application's reputation as the new event-based consumption experience for millennials.
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