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What's it called? Playing unfair : the media image of the female athlete / Media Education Foundation ; executive producer, Loretta Alper ; co-producer, Kenyon King ; executive director, Sut Jhally.
Who published it? [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
What's it like? 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.
Performers! Commentators: Mary Jo Kane, Pat Griffin, Michael Messner.
Helpful notes! Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2002.
What's it about? 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.
Who'd like this? Grade 9+
Higher education.
Special stuff to know! Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Helpful subjects! Mass media and sports.
Media representation.
Sex discrimination in sports.
Sex role in mass media.
Women athletes.
It's a special thing! Documentary films.
More people who helped! Alper, Loretta.
Garner, Kelly.
Griffin, Pat.
Jhally, Sut.
Kane, Mary Jo.
King, Kenyon.
Messner, Michael A.
Kanopy (Firm)
Other titles to try! Media image of the female athlete
In: Media Education Foundation Collection njcore00000000080
Special numbers! 1041564 Kanopy
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