Across all media - print, broadcast as well as online - sports journalism has come to occupy an increasingly visible space. Sports Journalism: Media, Sports and Society looks at the institutional, cultural, and economic environment and provides an invaluable overview of contemporary sports journalism across all media forms. This book offers a unique and up-to-date in-depth analysis of Sports Journalism as organized, produced, and consumed.

Gendered Sport? Gendered Sports Journalism?

Gendered Sport? Gendered Sports Journalism?

Gendered sport? Gendered sports journalism?

Sports news is home to one of the most intense and historically enduring gender divisions in journalism, in terms of who is permitted to cover which sports as journalists how athletes are covered as well as in terms of which genders are served as audiences.

Deborah Chambers, Linda Steiner and Carole Fleming (2004: 111–12) Women and Journalism, London: Routledge.

The golf journalist, advanced in years but, alas, not in enlightenment, was in full rant last week about the pointlessness of the European Seniors Tour. ‘It's not real golf is it? I mean, it's just like women's golf—just not real.’

James Corrigan, Isn't it time we took women's sport mores seriously? The Independent, 6 June 2005.

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