Image recovery from negative media coverage of a sport event: Destination, venue, and event considerations

Fairley, Sheranne, Lovegrove, Hannah, Newland, Brianna L. and Green, Christine (2015) Image recovery from negative media coverage of a sport event: Destination, venue, and event considerations. Sport Management Review, 19 3: 352-360. doi:10.1016/j.smr.2015.08.005


Author Fairley, Sheranne
Lovegrove, Hannah
Newland, Brianna L.
Green, Christine
Title Image recovery from negative media coverage of a sport event: Destination, venue, and event considerations
Journal name Sport Management Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1441-3523
1839-2083
Publication date 2015
Year available 2015
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.smr.2015.08.005
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 19
Issue 3
Start page 352
End page 360
Total pages 9
Place of publication Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher Elsevier
Collection year 2016
Language eng
Abstract The successful hosting of test events in the lead-up to a major event is not only a useful logistical tool and systems evaluation, but also signals to the world that the host city is ready and competent to host the main event. With the intense scrutiny of the media on all aspects of the venue, the city, and the competition, test events offer the potential for a city to establish (or enhance) its reputation as an event host, or to create doubt in its ability to host major events. The case follows the media coverage of the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships held on the Gold Coast Queensland, Australia, which served as a test event for the newly renovated Gold Coast Aquatics Centre in the lead-up to the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The case considers the implications and impacts of negative media coverage of an international event on the destination image of the host city. The case highlights the need for image recovery strategies for stakeholders within the destination who are concerned with the city's ability to host international sport events.
Keyword Destination image
Sport event image
Image recovery
Stakeholder management
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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