Doing Research While Watching Sports activity
Instructions: Read the article titled “Doing Research While Watching Sports Center,” 7/17/2010 at http://nortonbooks.typepad.com/everydaysociology/2010/07/doing-research-while-watching-sports-center.html
Answer the following questions and submit answers to the eLearn dropbox:
1. How are women depicted in an area of media that is predominately male focused?
2. Discuss how the author explains this sports coverage in terms of sex role theory. Then explain how they might interpret this depiction in terms of conflict theory, and describe other areas of media where the audience is predominantly female focused and males are ignored or minimalized.