Friday, April 3, 2009


I really enjoyed the group presentation on Title IX . I was really intrigued by the sports statistics. Although Title IX has opened doors for women's sports, it still lacks significantly in represetation in media. The lacking is more so evident when compared to coverage of men's sports, because if you compare coverage to prior to Title IX, there would be a drastic positive shift. I thought the statistics about the percentage of fans that are women was a pivotal number. With those numbers, it is pretty evident in my mind that women are not aware of the voice that they have in

1 comment:

  1. I agree that women's sports lacks the support of the media, but until the ratings increase, I don't think this will ever change. It's a double sword: The media needs to put women's athletics on television more to get good ratings, but when they are on tv, the ratings are bad. It's just going to take a lot of time, money, and some star athlete to change this.