Communication Experts’ Perspective on Esports

Angel Torres-Toukoumidis, Isidro Marín-Gutiérrez, Mari Carmen Caldeiro Pedreira

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This chapter discusses 50 in-depth interviews with communication experts from all over the world who were consulted on Esports. Experts were considered to be people from higher education institutions who have been analyzing communication for more than ten years. The compendium resulting from the interviews search to issue a clear and defined order on the union of the sports with the media, demonstrating the ways of connection between both, the theoretical and practical dimensions, the forms of media evaluation, the transmedia indicators of the Esports and their expectations on the sports determined from the communication spectrum. Methodology: Exploratory analysis. This study considers the opinions of media and communication experts about Esports through semi-structured interviews. Key findings: The interviews with the experts demonstrates the different links between communication and Esports. As a preview, hypothetically there could be a connection in the speeches, live transmission, media impact, among others.

Translated title of the contributionLa perspectiva de los expertos en comunicación sobre los deportes electrónicos
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEsports and the Media
Subtitle of host publicationChallenges and Expectations in a Multi-Screen Society
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781000652864
ISBN (Print)9781032222653
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2022

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2023 selection and editorial matter, Angel Torres-Toukoumidis; individual chapters, the contributors.

CACES Knowledge Areas

  • 413A Social and Cultural Studies


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