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Since its invention, modern sport has been closely linked to the mass media as a central part of popular culture.
The media have expanded the reach of sports audiences and helped populate and enrich professional sport.
Sport provides exciting content for the media through comprehensible narratives and modern heroes and celebrities.
The media are selective in their coverage of sport, demonstrating inequaliti
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