This Revolution is not Being Televised

  title={This Revolution is not Being Televised},
  author={Michael A. Messner and Margaret Carlisle Duncan and Nicole Willms},
  pages={34 - 38}
American women have flooded into sports at all levels in the last several decades—but you would never know it from watching the evening news. 
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NBC’s televised media portrayal of female athletes in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games: a critical feminist view
Abstract Mass media play a major role in influencing societal views of female athletes and in shaping the relationship between women and sport. While female athletes historically tend to receive
It’s Not About the Game: Don Imus, Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Media
Using intersectionality and hegemony theory, we critically analyze mainstream print news media’s response to Don Imus’ exchange on the 2007 NCAA women’s basketball championship game. Content and
The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Nationality in Sport: Media Representation of the Ogwumike Sisters
The diversity of Black America in general, and how it pertains to gender in particular, remains understudied in analyses of sports media. To get a better understanding of the Black female athlete in
Forgotten Athletes and Token Reporters: Analyzing the Gender Bias in Sports Journalism
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Black Radio Politically Defined: Communicating Community and Political Empowerment Through Stevie Wonder's KJLH-FM, 1992-2002
KJLH-FM's community service activities demonstrate that the station's mission is more than talk; it is action. It acted upon residents' needs during the 1992 Los Angeles riots and has remained
#ForTheGame: Social Change and the Struggle to Professionalize Women’s Ice Hockey
Women’s professional hockey was hindered when the Canadian Women’s Hockey League announced its abrupt closure in March 2019. The action disrupted the opportunity for hundreds of elite women’s hockey
“It’s Dude Time!”
The last quarter century has seen a dramatic movement of girls and women into sport, but this social change is reflected unevenly in sports media. This study, a 5-year update to a 25-year
Recontextualizing racism and segregation by ways of “cozification” in a TV sports broadcast
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Women Play Sport, But Not on TV
One of the long-standing trends in research on gender in sports media is the lack of coverage of women’s sport and the lack of respectful, serious coverage of women’s sport. In this article, we


Gender and Sport: A Reader
Introduction Part one: Theorising Gender and Sport Part Two: Historical Developments: The Engendering of Sport Part Three: The Media and Representation Part Four: Race and Culture Part Five:
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This article critically analyzes the U.S. growth of sports talk radio programs, with a particular focus on its sex and gender implications. It has been argued that sports talk radio texts reinscribe
The Male Consumer as Loser: Beer and Liquor Ads in Mega Sports Media Events
T he historical development of modern men’s sport has been closely intertwined with the consumption of alcohol and with the financial promotion and sponsorship provided by beer and liquor producers