Selective Representation of Gender, Ethnicity, and Nationality in American Television Coverage of the 2000 Summer Olympics

@article{Billings2002SelectiveRO,
  title={Selective Representation of Gender, Ethnicity, and Nationality in American Television Coverage of the 2000 Summer Olympics},
  author={Andrew C. Billings and Susan Tyler Eastman},
  journal={International Review for the Sociology of Sport},
  year={2002},
  volume={37},
  pages={351 - 370}
}
Past research of American Olympic telecasts has suggested that gender, ethnic, and national biases may hide within prime-time network telecasts. Analysis of host and reporter commentary in the 2000 Sydney Olympics confirmed that men athletes, Whites, and Americans continued to be the most-mentioned and most-positively portrayed in the television coverage, yielding more than their fair share of coverage. Analysis of gendered coverage showed that men were characterized as being more athletic and… 

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