• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

This essay is my project on the different types and effects of media throughout the World Cup 2002.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Football Media Assignment Introduction This essay is my project on the different types and effects of media throughout the World Cup 2002. There are many different important factors that the media has but one of the main ones is that it can show us when all of the games are on and at what times. It also plays a big part in adding to the hype to all of the people who follow football; it gives all of the info about the games and the different statistics. In my opinion the newspapers are the biggest on promoting the world cup because they give all types of puns for each match. Every day they analyse the different matches and get in all of the gossip and facts on each team that they can. The newspapers can make predictions which some people can follow. You also get a variety of fold-outs such as flags for England and official photos, thus making much competition between the papers. Each paper wants to give away the best items and wants to display the World Cup in the most interesting way. The T.V also plays a big part in the media as its shows channels such as Sky Sports which keep you updated on all of your sporting needs and shows all the World Cup news and analysis for people who missed the match. ...read more.

Middle

I found one in the Music hut so I started watching. It was then 35 minutes into the game and I watched it to the 60th minute. I was already late for registration. England managed to scrape through with a draw. England v Denmark We had Denmark for lunch on Saturday. A 3-0 win over the Danes, which put England into the quarter-finals, and by this time people had hope in Sven and saw the magnificent team England going all the way. Brazil go the better of Belgium in a 2-0 win which meant we would face them next. This game was going to be the biggest test for the England side and from the results of the Denmark game this meant that a loss would knock England straight out of the World Cup. Saturday was the deadly game against Denmark and what brilliant timing; just positioned itself just in time for brunch at 12:30pm. During this time the streets were empty and people were either in a pub or in the comfort of their own homes, it seemed like the nation at been caught in a time warp and froze for 90 minutes. People were cheering and chanting in the pubs before the match was even underway and the adrenaline was flowing highly through everyone's bodies. The match finally kicked off and had a fast tempo with England misplacing passes and playing a long ball game. ...read more.

Conclusion

This gave England the chance to score in over 30 minutes and against 10 men. Brazil kept up the great play and it looked like England were the team with the man down. The whistle blew and England had lost 2-1 and were on their way home. Brazil were in the final 4. Conclusion The success of the Media coverage was good because all of the matches were done brilliantly. All of the coverage was great with the analysis and highlights. The studio presenters such as Gary Linekar were very witty and gave their different opinions and points of view. FIFA made a tremendous amount of money out of it but managed to mess up wit the ticket sales by not all of the stadiums were full. The commentators were quite interesting but droned on a bit and got quite boring. The newspapers had the best media with their puns and pullouts, gossip and detailed team talk. I think that the nation did try to bring the nation together in this event and succeeded. I think that people who didn't like football in the past now have a positive attitude towards it and were pleased with England's Performance. The state of the media will down as the final draws near because England aren't involved and it won't be as exciting. It has been a great World Cup while it has lasted and I am thoroughly pleased with England's Performance throughout the event. Alex Richards 10P ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Contemporary Studies section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Contemporary Studies essays

  1. Analyse the effects that staging a major sporting event can have on an area.

    They are a council who meet regularly to consider applications for funding the development of sports facilities. They make their grants from National Lottery Funds and applicants are usually expected to show evidence that their scheme will benefit the community as a whole."

  2. Sport, media and current issues

    Meaning more money from the TV companies. With all the increased interest and people watching the sport there is more pressure on the sport by the media to change the sport to make it more attractive. The rules and format of the game can be changed to make the action faster and more interesting.

  1. The use of illegal Steroids in baseball has single handily degraded and disgraced the ...

    percent of the coverage on specific sports and PEDs through 1968 to 2006 in Sports Illustrated, Newsweek, and Time. Baseball ranks number one in all 3 magazines with 43 percent, 39 percent, and 39 percent. Coming in second was football with a significant lower percent of 19, 14, and 15.

  2. A competent coach has many qualities and should be able to cater for the ...

    there were a lot of occassions where he used the autocratic selling technique. Because he wasn't the sort of coach that taught us skills, every he did was on the basis that he was using the skills we had and use them to help the team win, and this sort

  1. coaching points for line out lifting

    The players at the back of the line peel off and move to the front of the line whilst the ball is in the air. Back peel - when players catch and move the ball into the area just outside the 15m area.

  2. Practical Team Assignment 1

    During this session my WEAKNESSES were: My weaknesses in this session were making block just on my own which I found very hard to make the technique right and knock the ball back over the net. Diary - Week 5 Activity Volleyball Objectives of session To understand the main areas of umpiring.

  1. Managing and Promoting Heath and Safety

    It is also important that green keepers have training so that they know everything that they can about the chemicals that they use on the course, as many of the chemical may be harmful or irritants. The club will have risk assessment for all the chemicals that are used but

  2. Physiological effects of the environment on the athlete

    Therefore, there are only three forms of heat loss available to a person exercising in a hot environment. The first form of heat loss is conductive. This occurs by the peripheral blood vessels dilating and bringing blood closer to the skins surface.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work