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Playing unfair : the media image of the female athlete

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Alternate title:Media image of the female athlete
Summary:It has been 30 years since Title IX legislation granted women equal playing time, but the male-dominated world of sports journalism has yet to catch up with the law. Coverage of women's sports lags far behind men's and focuses on female athletes' femininity and sexuality over their achievements on the court and field.
Creator:Alper, Loretta
King, Kenyon
Jhally, Sut
Contributor:Nachem, Jessica
Kane, Mary Jo
Griffin, Pat
Messner, Michael A.
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Women athletes
Mass media and sports
Sex role in mass media
Sex discrimination in sports
United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX
Genre:Documentary films
Credits:Executive producer, Loretta Alper ; co-producer, Kenyon King ; executive director, Sut Jhally. Commentators: Mary Jo Kane, Pat Griffin, Michael Messner.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Broadcasting, Communications
Women's Studies
Sports, Recreation
Films@UM Browse terms:Broadcasting, Mass Media
Women's Studies
Gender Studies
Civil Rights, Discrimination
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