NBC Olympics and Twitter fury – a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled

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NEWS ANALYSIS: When NBC decided to make social media a major part of its 2012 Summer Olympics coverage, it had a very good idea for keeping viewers engaged. But then it tried to implement a social media policy and in the process showed how Studies: NBC's Olympics coverage highlights male athletes, bikinis. Published: Monday, July […]

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Ryan Lochte's mom: 'They just want gold medals'

USA TODAY

Your son is competing on the world's biggest stage. You can't really talk to him or see him while he's in London. He won a gold medal in his first event, but watched another swimmer pass him to snag gold on a relay. Then he didn't even end up on the American Olympic swimmer Ryan […]

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Tom Daley and Twitter Olympics

Wall Street

A teen who trolled British Olympic diver Tom Daley on Twitter has been arrested. Tom Daley is at the center of a new Twitter controversy, as an idiotic 17-year old has been arrested for threatening the athlete. Tom Daley steps out of the pool after completing a dive in the Men's Synchronized 10m Platform Diving […]

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Olympics Schedule: Gymnastics, Swimming, Basketball Among July 31st Events …

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In effort to save you the time that it takes to both find and decipher the NBC Olympics schedule while trying to figure out which events are even worth watching, we've created our own (better) daily schedule of Olympic events. Tuesday will see another packed day of Olympics action in London. Women's team gymnastics will […]

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Olympics swimming: American Ryan Lochte fails to medal in 200 freestyle

San Jose Mer

Sometimes you've gotta do it for the glory. And for an athlete, what could be more glorious than receiving an Olympic gold medal? U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte. LONDON — Ryan Lochte has turned in two straight disappointing performances after opening the games with a dominant win in the 400-meter individual medley. He finished fourth and […]

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Gymnast Kyla Ross and grandmother form special bond

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JULY 23: (L-R) Jordyn Wieber, McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross, Alexandra Raisman, and Gabrielle Douglas of the United States listen to Martha Karolyi ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Training Academy on July 23, 2012 in London, … Trivia, facts, bio, photos about 15-year-old USA Olympic gymnast Kyla Ross, competitor in 2012 summer Olympics […]

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John Orozco: Full Gymnastics 2012 Schedule for Olympic Star

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For John Orozco, growing up in the Bronx was tough, probably more tough than the competition he's facing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. According to. As seen in GCH's new video, it was not an easy road to London for the 19-year-old Olympian. The Americans finished first in the team competition and also […]

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NBC Olympics and Twitter fury – a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled

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Adams was suspended from the social media site after NBC claimed he revealed the private email address of Gary Zenkel, the president of NBC Olympics. The Guardian reports Adams urged people to email Zenkel and complain about the delayed broadcast NBC has been getting a lot of flak on social networks lately for its handling […]

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Olympic Stud of the Day: Missy Franklin

Entertainmen

Matt Grevers & Missy Franklin Win Gold Medals for USA! The vocal online contingent pushing the hashtag #NBCfail over the network's Olympics coverage were handed a huge gift Monday night when a “Today” show promo spoiled an event that had yet to air. LONDON — An hour after the medal ceremony, someone asked Missy Franklin […]

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Leander Schaerlaeckens: Hope Solo's Twitter outburst doesn't help her team or …

Yahoo! Sport

MANCHESTER, England — U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo didn't back down Monday from her Twitter outburst against NBC analyst Brandi Chastain, saying the tweets were her way of expressing her opinion about the quality of television LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Professional athletes Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers, NBA), Troy […]

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