Global Sport Conversations - Changing Mediums: Sports, media and diplomacy in 2018 Mon, 2019-01-07 10:40

Here is our next episode in the Global Sport Conversations Podcast Series. We interviewed Keir Radnedge, who has been covering football worldwide for more than 50 years, writing 36 books, from tournament guides to comprehensive encyclopedias, aimed at all ages. His journalism career has included reporting at 14 World Cups as well as many Olympic Games and European Championships. Radnedge speaks to SOAS academic Dr J Simon Rofe about: his own experiences of technology change in global sports media, the issues of gender and diversity in the world of journalism and sport, then some reflections on the 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup, and the future of sport mega events and journalistic spaces.

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About the series:

Global Sport Conversations Podcast Series is a collaborative project between: the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, the Japan Research Centre, the Centre for Media and Film Studies and SOAS Radio. All proudly funded by the Research and Enterprise Office Seedcorn Initiative. The purpose of this podcast series is to explore, with industry and academic experts, the role sport has played in their lives and professional practices. It is an exciting opportunity for a variety of voices and multiple interpretations of the leading question: where does sport fit in global diplomacy?

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