Daily Digest: Real Madrid learning to think like a digital media company and DAZN to broadcast World Cup highlights in Germany

The end of a long week is here with many of the Snack Media team taking a well earned break after the successful outing for the Football Blogging Awards last night. Well done to all those involved and don’t forget to catch our podcast from it for some great interviews.

How global sports brands like Real Madrid are learning to think like digital media companies (uk.businessinsider.com)

Sports teams have been looking at how they can become more than just that as the opportunities to engage and monetise across digital become clearer.

DAZN lands World Cup rights in Germany (sportbusiness.com)

You can’t keep these guys out of the news at the moment!

Gen Z – Separating the Hyperbole from What Really Counts (lbbonline.com)

Brave Bison’s Will Pyne is someone I’ve enjoyed getting to know since hosting him on a panel at Soccerex last year. Love the heading for the last section “Giving a shot”.

Facebook will soon let you rewind livestreams during a broadcast (engadget.com)

Good news for those of you who are using Facebook for live broadcasts.

Gfinity shares jump as it names sports industry heavyweight Garry Cook executive chairman (proactiveinvestors.com)

From Nike to Man City to UFC and now Gfinity. The esports company is really growing up and bringing the people they need in to take them there.

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