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Who let them in? : pathbreaking women in sports journalism  Cover Image Book Book

Who let them in? : pathbreaking women in sports journalism / Joanne Lannin.

Lannin, Joanne, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538161449
  • ISBN: 1538161443
  • Physical Description: xx, 167 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword: by Jackie MacMullan -- Introduction -- Why Mary Garber matters -- Lesley Visser leads the way -- Prying open the locker room doors -- Claire Smith : Hall of Fame baseball writer -- Pioneers in sports broadcasting -- ESPN : game-changer for women -- Robin Roberts : her roots in sports -- Pam Oliver : sideline reporter in a class by herself -- Having it all -- Karen Guregian : having it her way -- Play by play : the final frontier -- Suzyn Waldman : pioneer in the broadcast booth -- Doris Burke : at the top of her game -- #MeToo comes to sports -- We've come a long way.
Summary, etc.:
"A timely and eye-opening look at women in sports journalism, this book provides valuable insight on the obstacles women have had to overcome in order to succeed within the "masculine" world of sports and the challenges they continue to face today. The stories of their struggles are at times infuriating, at times triumphant, but always compelling"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women sportswriters > United States > Biography.
Women sportscasters > United States > Biography.
Sexism in sports journalism > United States.
Femmes journalistes sportives > √Čtats-Unis > Biographies.
Sexisme dans la presse sportive > √Čtats-Unis.
Sexism in sports journalism.
Women sportscasters.
Women sportswriters.
United States.
Genre: Biographies.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Livingston County Library - Main Library.


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