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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. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, 30 min.)
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 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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