Overview:Documenting the Beijing Olympics - This book focuses on the processes of documenting the Beijing Olympics - ranging from the visual (television and film) to radio and the written word - and the meanings generated by such representations. What were the 'key' stories and how were they chosen? What was dramatised? Who were the heroes? Which 'clashes' were highlighted and how? What sorts of stories did the notion of 'human interest' generate? Did politics take a backseat or was the topic highlighted repeatedly? Thus, the focus was not on the success or failure of this event, but on the ways in which the Olympics Games, as international and historic events, are memorialised by observers. The key question that this book addresses is: How far would the Olympic coverage fall into the patterns of representation that have come to dominate Olympic reporting and what would China, as a discursive subject, bring to these patterns? This book was previously published as a special issue of Sport in Society.

This book is on page /47df93bdff6ee0e8dc5bc4a08409d9a8/book/1603725649-9781138880573. It was written by the following authors: Kevin Latham, D.P. Martinez. Book Documenting the Beijing Olympics, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, Society, Education, Politics. The book was published on 2015-05-08 00:00:00. File for download Documenting the Beijing Olympics has PDF format and is called documenting-the-beijing-olympics.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our ilciancino.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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