Two studies were undertaken with the aim of determining the nature and prevalence of exposure to alcohol sponsorship communications associated with sport. Study 1 reports a content analysis of alcohol sponsors' leveraging across popular sporting events. Study 2 examines alcohol sponsors' activation in social media. A high proportion of alcohol sponsorship messages containing content appealing to young adult drinkers are revealed across multiple media. Events and policy implications are addressed.
Kelly, S., Ireland, M., Alpert, F. and Mangan, J. (2015), "Young consumers' exposure to alcohol sponsorship in sport", International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, Vol. 16 No. 2, pp. 2-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSMS-16-02-2015-B002
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