The London 2012 olympics and paralympics: Editorial differences and similarities of approach in five Japanese newspapers

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This study analyses the coverage of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on the front pages of the morning editions of five Japanese newspapers of diverse circulations and political and ideological orientations. It finds similarities among the newspapers in the amount and focus of coverage, and differences in their editorial positions on the Games and their use of Olympic materials in other political and ideological discourses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1769-1783
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of the History of Sport
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Sep 1



  • Ideology
  • Japan
  • Media
  • Newspapers
  • Olympics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • History
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)

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