Tag: Sports journalism

Female sports journalists face gender-based hurdles

On Sept. 23, the Boston Celtics announced that head coach Ime Udoka would be suspended for the entire 2022-23 season. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that the suspension came after an “improper intimate and consensual relationship with a female member of the team staff.” Unsurprisingly, this story dominated headlines […]

Sexism is still omnipresent in sports journalism

Photo courtesy of Parker Anderson, Flickr Every aspect of a sporting event is intimidating. The crowds, competition, masculinity and aggressive nature of what is going on during the event translates off the field. It floods into the press room, as it is not uncommon for an athlete to shrug off […]