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1

What are common themes in the way women athletes are presented in the media?

women are framed (episodic and thematic) in the media

2

What are the 2 types of framing and why are they important?

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3

Common themes in media representations of female athletes:

- gender marking: women's soccer vs soccer
- compulsory heterosexuality
- appropriate femininity
- sexualization
- infantilization
- key term: heteronormativity

4

Framing:

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

5

Frames organize issues for...

comprehension by viewers

6

What are the 2 types of framing?

- episodic
- thematic

7

Most frames are _____.

episodic

8

Society tells us to seek _____ solutions to ____ contradictions.

- biological
- systemic

9

By calling it gender verification, we are saying that...

gender flows unequivocally from sex (heteronormativity)