Football, Racism and Social Media – 9 June 2021 – 9/6/2021 – Wednesday – BBC

For four days, the footballing world, with support from across sport, used its voice – by staying silent on social media. The boycott was the latest attempt at tackling the racist abuse suffered by black and Asian players. Yet even those at the centre of the campaign conceded little would change as a result.

Nesta McGregor speaks to victims, social media companies and those charged with cleaning up the sport. Why is the abuse happening, what can be done to stop it and what are the consequences?

Watched the show? Join the discussion and leave a comment below!


About the Show

This show is broadcast on BBC, also known as the British Broadcasting Corporation.

About BBC

BBC is an British television network, and is one of the main television networks in the United Kingdom. It broadcasts in English.

Some of the most popular shows and programs on BBC include:

  • Strictly Come Dancing
  • Line of Duty
  • The Capture
  • EastEnders
  • Inside No. 9
  • Holby City
  • Casualty
  • The Night Manager
  • Top Gear

Television in the United Kingdom

The main United Kingdom networks are:

  • BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)
    • BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Three, BBC Four
  • ITV (Independent Television)
    • ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4
  • Channel 4
  • Channel 5

You will find articles on all your favourite TV shows on every network, everyday on TV Everyday!

 

Discuss the Show

TV Everyday