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How Jingoistic Was NBC's, CBC's, BBC's Olympics Coverage On Thursday?

On Wednesday, our Jingometer started tracking how often NBC was mentioning the U.S./USA/America/Americans/United States, and found that, at peak coverage, over 40 percent of the network's participant mentions were for the Land of the Free. But this number doesn't mean much in a vacuum. How does NBC's coverage compare…

Brit Olympics Hero Jessica Ennis Leaves Kate Middleton Hanging On Awards-Show Handshake, Sparks National Outrage

The BBC's Sports Personality Of The Year awards were televised today, with special guest presenter the Duchess of Cambridge in her first public appearance since being hospitalized with severe morning sickness two weeks ago. The drama of a pregnant Kate's emergence became multiplied, though, when SPOTY runner-up and…

Watch BBC Announcers And Commentators Go Berserk As Mo Farah Won Gold In The 5,000 Meters

Mo Farah scored a royal double for Great Britain in winning the 10,000m and today's 5,000m, and the importance of his win can really only be understood through how their media covered the event. Here, then, is the final 150 meters of his race, with isolated cameras on announcer Steve Cram and the BBC analysis team.…

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