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Jan 1 1992

Gender Bias in Televised Sports

Special Issue on Women, 1992

When CBS and ESPN covered the 1989 college basketball championships, commentators and graphics referred to the men’s events as “The Final Four” and “The NCAA National Championship Game,” while viewers were constantly reminded that they were watching the “Women’s Final Four” and the “NCAA Women’s National Championship Game.” This presentation of women’s games as derivative of a male standard signaled a consistent presentation of female athletics as inferior, according to a study of sports journalism sponsored by the Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles that examined these basketball and tennis events. (The study was conducted by Margaret Carlisle Duncan, Michael […]

Mar 1 1991

Extra! March/April 1991

Articles in the print edition The Representation of Women in the News Media by Susan J. Douglas Abortion Coverage Leaves Women Out of the Picture by Tiffany Devitt Lesbian Invisibility in the Media by Karin Schwartz Smoking as Liberation The tobacco industry targets women by Jean Kilbourne Pro-Smoking Censorship in Women’s Magazines by Wellness Letter All the Women Fit to Print A day in the life of the New York Times by Laura Fraser “Like a Kick in the Stomach” Gender Bias in Televised Sports by Margaret Carlisle Duncan Teen Magazines: Selling Lip Gloss, Sex and Anorexia by Elizabeth Larsen […]