“Media Coverage and Female Athletes,” new Tucker Center video airs this Sunday, Dec 1

mcfa-dvd-coverForty percent of all athletes are women, but only 4% are represented in the media—and too often how they look is more important than their skills. This Sunday, December 1, at 7:00pm CST, the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport in partnership with tptMN – The Minnesota Channel, will air “Media Coverage and Female Athletes,” an hour-long video program that explores these issue through interviews with scholars, the media, coaches at collegiate, Olympic and professional levels; and the female athletes themselves. Tune in to coverage via the Tucker Center’s Web site, and watch the trailer here …

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