Author Archives: weltchmedia

Fatima joins the Capitals – because hockey is for everyone

Top-level sport has huge potential to influence attitudes and behaviour. That’s why we despair when a pro soccer player takes a dive and rejoice when a tennis player concedes a disputed point. Athletes’ actions will be imitated and their attitudes … Continue reading

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Welcome to parkrun – the Saturday morning phenomenon

We’ve celebrated in previous posts some of the outstanding successes in increasing participation in sport – the booming numbers playing tennis in Wales and the wonderful This Girl Can campaign from Sport England – but can any match the growth … Continue reading

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How well do big brands communicate sustainability?

Companies may talk a good game when it comes to sustainability and corporate social responsibility, but how well do they really communicate the issues to consumers?

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Lights! Camera! Action! We’re in the movie business

We have long been renowned for our excellent work in the worlds of sport, education and business; but now we’re in the movies too! While we continue to work across a range of sectors, helping clients develop and communicate their … Continue reading

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Social media – Rhinos show how to win when you lose

Guest post by James Gordon of JDG Media Ltd, Sports content provider and publisher. Running a sport club’s social media channels is easy after a win.  It’s what you do after a loss that matters most.

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Social media has made us all publishers, but not fact-checkers

Social media has succeeded in making us all publishers, but sadly too few of us are fact-checkers – the rise of the phoney meme is evidence of that.

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Women’s sport – it’s serious, but we’re glad it’s still fun

Women’s sport seems to have hit new heights – in Britain at least – in 2015.

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