Sexism in the Media Essay by Calwriter

Sexism in the Media
An analysis of sexism in the media via a portrayal of female athletes in media coverage.
# 55139 | 1,200 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Jan 21, 2005 in Sport (General) , Women Studies (General) , Gender and Sexuality (General)

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This paper discusses the phenomenon of sexism in the media. This is done by an examination of sports coverage. The paper explains that gender differences and inequality in media coverage are very prevalent in the area of sports or athletic coverage. Women are not only portrayed less often than men, but also with a more sexist scope and utilization of language. The paper offers a suggestion to correct this problem.

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