No lasting legacy: no change in reporting of women's sports in the British print media with the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics

BACKGROUND The proportion of media sports coverage devoted to women is reported at between 1 and 6%. Our survey examines and compares reporting patterns before and after the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. METHODS We collected data on sports coverage in six national newspapers on 3 weekend days in February and March 2012, and in February 2013; ∼5 months… CONTINUE READING