The Tucker Center and tptMN have collaborated to produce a second documentary, "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]
We are launching a research series and annual report card with the Alliance of Women Coaches to help increase the number of women in the coaching profession, generate awareness, and start dialogue. To see which NCAA Division-I institutions, sports and conferences receive passing and failing grades, CLICK HERE.
LaVoi on “spoilsports” in Star Tribune
CBC Canada interviews Kane on media coverage and female athletes
Labedz & Slagel join Tucker Center Summer Internship Program
UK’s Globe and Mail quotes Kane on media coverage
LaVoi and colleagues publish in Sociology of Sport Journal special issue
Chicago Tribune quotes LaVoi on daughters and sport
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