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Title Playing unfair : the media image of the female athlete / Media Education Foundation ; executive producer, Loretta Alper ; co-producer, Kenyon King ; executive director, Sut Jhally.

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kanopy Streaming Video  Streaming Video    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (1 video file, 30 min.)
two-dimensional moving image rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Credits Editor, Kenyon King ; camera, Kelly Garner ; music, Stone Coyotes ; investigative reporting, Jessica Nachem.
Performer Commentators: Mary Jo Kane, Pat Griffin, Michael Messner.
Event Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2002.
Summary Playing Unfair provides an in-depth critique of the sexism and homophobia that pervade media representations of female athletes. Sports media scholars Mary Jo Kane, Pat Griffin, and Michael Messner examine the disparity between the success of female athletes and sports journalism's often trivialized and (hetero)sexualized coverage of them.
Audience Grade 9+
Higher education.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Mass media and sports.
Media representation.
Sex discrimination in sports.
Sex role in mass media.
Women athletes.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Alper, Loretta.
Garner, Kelly.
Griffin, Pat.
Jhally, Sut.
Kane, Mary Jo.
King, Kenyon.
Messner, Michael A.
Kanopy (Firm)
Added Title Media image of the female athlete
In: Media Education Foundation Collection njcore00000000080
Music No. 1041564 Kanopy

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