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Kane, LaVoi publish groundbreaking article on media representations in women's sport in the journal "Communication and Sport"

kane-125x150.jpgLaVoi-Nicole-2010.jpg Dr. Mary Jo Kane and Dr. Nicole LaVoi, along with co-author Dr. Janet Fink from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, have an article in press in the research journal Communication and Sport. The article, "Exploring elite female athletes' interpretations of sport media images: A window into the construction of social identity and 'selling sex' in women's sports," brings together powerful theoretical frameworks and methodological tactics in an effective and precise analysis. The study on which the article is based is touted by the journal editor as "a landmark study at the nexus of media and sport research." Communication and Sport is a peer-reviewed journal aimed at scholars and educators in mass communication, journalism, and sport media. The article is now published in Sage Journals' OnlineFirst Web site.

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