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TV and the Olympics (Acamedia Research Monograph

by Lutton

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Published by John Libbey & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communication Studies,
  • Olympic games,
  • Press & journalism,
  • Radio & television industry,
  • Journalism,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy

  • Edition Notes

    Paperback

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11666984M
    ISBN 100861965388
    ISBN 109780861965380

      Perhaps it’s because we’ve been eating, sleeping, and breathing the Olympics for the last few weeks in preparation for the launch of this FREE ebook! Big Brother keeps asking me when we get to watch the Olympics on TV–Two weeks can seem like forever to a 4-year old! This FREE eBook includes: A List of Books about the Olympics.   Winter Olympics: Full TV schedule, channels, stream, USA medal count, Closing Ceremony Find out everything you need to know about watching the Winter Olympics.

      This is the premise for David Goldblatt’s new book, The Games: A Global History of the Olympics, which is pretty much the story of the 20th and 21st centuries. Read this for a course on the history of the modern Olympics, but I was fairly disappointed and frustrated by this book. Oddly enough there are too many descriptions of sporting events just thrown in to balance out history based mainly in the plans and controversies of the IOC/5.

    In , NBC agreed to a $ billion contract with the International Olympic Committee to broadcast the Olympics through the games, the most expensive television rights deal in Olympic history. NBC then agreed to a $ billion contract extension on May 7, . The latest news, videos and image galleries of the Tokyo Olympic Games.


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