Posts Tagged ‘ESPN’

Women’s Sports Gets 1.6 Percent of Local TV News Sports Coverage

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

07/13/2010 by Julie Hollar/FAIR Blog

No, that’s not a typo: Only 1.6 percent of sports coverage on L.A.’s three major network affiliates went to women’s sports. On ESPN Sportscenter, it’s 1.4 percent. It’s just slightly higher when you add in ticker-tape coverage. And it’s getting worse, not better: Those numbers are down from about 5 percent in 1989.


Lebron, Part 1

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

Legions are happy that Lebron is going to Miami. Other legions are unhappy and some are real sourpusses.* And, not to be overlooked, are the legions and legions and legions that feel unaffected, one way or the other, and would say that if they were polled (though it isn’t difficult to believe that, imagining their seconds of news recognition à la Andy Warhol, that many might sigh or gripe or offer critique to the camera/mikes in their faces because it isn’t everyday that a news organization is interested in what they opine).

{ Google: Lebron James, About 22,300,000 results (0.15 seconds) – July 11, 9:43 a.m.}

*A real sourpuss.