Why women’s sports get less media coverage

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Phoenix Mercury center Kia Vaughn (1) talks with teammates Shey Peddy (5), Skylar Diggins-Smith (4) and Brittney Griner during the first half of Game 1 of the WNBA basketball Finals against the Chicago Sky, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

Cheryl Cooky, Professor of American and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Purdue University, joins Lisa Dent to explain the disparity between media coverage of female and male athletics. That’s after Mayor Lori Lightfoot called the media out.

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