Gender preference in journalism education: Why sport misses out

John Cokley, Roger Patching, Paul Scott

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Abstract

Sports and research into sports journalism features in only a tiny minority of international articles and conference papers at the academic end of the profession. This article looks at sport’s place in the research literature, its importance among journalistic practitioners and their audiences, and theorises that sports research in academic journalism has become an unpopular field for two measurable reasons: (1) gender, and (2) market forces.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-145
Number of pages19
JournalAustralian Journalism Review
Volume28
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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    Cokley, J., Patching, R., & Scott, P. (2006). Gender preference in journalism education: Why sport misses out. Australian Journalism Review, 28(2), 127-145.