Gender imbalance in sports reporting

My son had a school assignment on gender imbalance in sports reporting. He had to watch a sports report segment on TV and count up how much time was spent on reporting men’s sports as compared to women’s sport.  He watched 30 minutes of Fox Sports News, and while I was expecting a significant imbalance, the results were somewhat gobsmacking. The final tally:  26 stories on men’s sport, 0 on women’s sport.

In the light of that, can I suggest an updated and more honest version of Fox’s advertisements that currently proclaim “We’re a FoxSporting Nation” …


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