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FSU EXPERTS AVAILABLE TO DISCUSS 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES

Newswise — As a universe prepares for a 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, subsequent month, a organisation of Florida State University expertise experts are accessible to plead several aspects of a event.

POLITICAL INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS

Patrick Merle, Professor, College of Communication Information
(574) 276-8280; Patrick.merle@cci.fsu.edu
Merle, a French local and former general publisher who lonesome a 2004 Athens Olympics, can plead media effects of a Games with an importance on domestic and general perspectives. He can criticism on how general media perspective a Games, and how media package a Games for a public.

“In terms of Olympic news coverage, any horde network contingency now acknowledge and know that behind coverage belongs to history. While time differences might have been an forgive in a past, and potentially tolerable, networks executives have to accept that many spectators do not wait for a old-style prime-time coverage. They might wish to see replays during this time complemented with additional facilities though they would rather see a events as they happen. They prolonged for an interactive proceed that allows them to live such events by their mobile devices.

“Editorially, this calls for a redefinition of a normal coverage and a new bargain of what TV examination unequivocally means. Spectators have a aloft appreciation of sports by a multi-screen knowledge for instance. Many wish to have additional information and interrelated sum and interviews. Journalists contingency concentration on combined value, not elementary coverage.”

SPORT: CULTURE POLITICS

Joshua Newman, Associate Professor, College of Education, Department of Sport Management
(850) 644-6570; jinewman@admin.fsu.edu
Newman can plead competition and globalization, competition politics and a domestic economy of a Olympic Games.

“Orwell once referred to general competition as ‘war reduction a shooting.’ The biennial mega-event famous as a Olympic Games is a preeminent forum by that several states foster and gain on sport-based nationalism and inhabitant identities. Moreover, in a age of globalization, a Olympics mount as a many politically, commercially, and culturally poignant philharmonic on a planet. The 2016 Summer Games is quite important, given a domestic disturbance and mercantile instability in a horde republic and a bequest of debt and de-democratization a Games will leave behind in Brazil.”

TOURISM MARKETING

Mark Bonn, Professor, College of Business
(850) 644-8244; mbonn@business.fsu.edu
Bonn is an consultant in a areas of tourism selling and liberality management. He has conducted studies for a Florida Sports Foundation, Inc. and Super Bowl XXXV.

“The mercantile impact of any tourism end is directly correlated to a notice of it being protected or vulnerable to revisit in a minds of those intensity visitors. Therefore, a success or disaster of this summer’s Olympics will eventually be dynamic by intensity and tangible travelers who eventually might opt in or out of visiting a end and attending a events due to their perceptions of a end as a protected place to revisit in a minds of a roving public.”

HISPANIC MARKETING

Sindy Chapa, Professor, College of Communication Information
(850) 645-8129; sindy.chapa@cci.fsu.edu
Chapa can plead promotion strategies for Latino consumers, and a selling effects as Rio de Janeiro becomes South America’s initial Olympic horde city.

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