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Tucker Center director's new role with ESPN featured on MinnPost

Mary Jo KaneMary Jo Kane, professor and director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, is profiled on her appointment to the espnW advisory panel in a story by MinnPost's Jay Weiner. The story, "Media critic and women's sports advocate Mary Jo Kane is about to step into the belly of the ESPN beast," discusses Kane's expertise on sports, media, and gender issues and her opportunity to make a difference as ESPN launches its new business and digital platform for women, espnW.

Dateline July 30: This story has now been picked up by the online magazine Salon.com's Broadsheet with the provocative title "The woman who could save ESPN."

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