Flashcards in Women in Sport Deck (9)
What are common themes in the way women athletes are presented in the media?
women are framed (episodic and thematic) in the media
What are the 2 types of framing and why are they important?
Common themes in media representations of female athletes:
- gender marking: women's soccer vs soccer
- compulsory heterosexuality
- appropriate femininity
- key term: heteronormativity
complex process through which journalists organize ever-evolving events and actions into consumable news packages, placing figurative photograph frames around the dynamic machinations of empirical reality
Frames organize issues for...
comprehension by viewers
What are the 2 types of framing?
Most frames are _____.
Society tells us to seek _____ solutions to ____ contradictions.