The Tucker Center and tptMN have collaborated to produce a second documentary, the Emmy Award-winning "Media Coverage & Female Athletes," a groundbreaking video featuring research-based information examining the amount and type of coverage given to female athletes. Interviews with sport media scholars and personal stories from award-winning coaches and female athletes explore these issues and dispel the common—and untrue—myths that nobody’s interested in women’s sport and that "sex sells." [LEARN MORE]
The 2014-15 Head Coaches of Women's Collegiate Teams and Report Card. 40+ years after Title IX, female sport participation is at an all-time high but the percentage of women coaching women at the collegiate level has declined from 90+% in 1974 to near an all-time low today of 40%. To address this issue, the Tucker Center, in collaboration with the Alliance of Women Coaches, has launched a research series and annual report card. CLICK HERE.
Houston Chronicle article quotes Kane
Tucker Center program on media coverage airings in July
The Nation quotes Tucker Center’s Mary Jo Kane
Kane interviewed tonight on media coverage of women’s sport
LaVoi joins international experts at 2015 Conversation of Women in Sport
Culturally appropriate active wear co-design project hosts fashion show
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