Newswork, News Values, and Audience Considerations

  title={Newswork, News Values, and Audience Considerations},
  author={Merryn Sherwood and Angela Osborne and Matthew Nicholson and Emma Sherry},
  journal={Communication \& Sport},
  pages={647 - 668}
Substantial research indicates that women’s sports and female athletes gain only a small fraction of sports media coverage worldwide. Research that has examined why this is the case suggested this can be attributed to three particular factors that govern sports newswork: the male-dominated sports newsroom, ingrained assumptions about readership, and the systematic, repetitive nature of sports news. This study sought to explore women’s sports coverage using a different perspective, exploring… 

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