Social and cultural factors affecting participation
Media [media: The plural form of medium - examples include paint, clay, glass, textiles, photography, print and so on. Wet media includes paints and pens. Dry media includes pencils and charcoals. ] coverage of sport is widespread. By listening to commentators, pundits and watching replays we improve our knowledge and understanding. Participation in sports covered by the media is always higher than for those that are not.
TV coverage takes many forms:
When watching sport on TV it is important to understand that the director of the programme will have an influence on what is seen and said. You should always analyse what you see and develop your own opinions about events.
|Advantages of media coverage||Disadvantages of media coverage|
This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.