Covering the #womeninsport coverage in the time of COVID-19

Here is the running data from our analysis of mainstream media coverage of women in sport since the coronavirus sent sport into shutdown. We’ve partnered with Swinburne University of Technology to collect this data to measure how women’s sports are being impacted during this time in terms of media coverage, which before COVID-19, was already …

By the Numbers: Vol 2

Last week we announced our partnership with Swinburne University of Technology’s Sport Innovation Research Group where we would spend a whole month collecting daily data of mainstream media coverage of women’s sport. Last week, the numbers were not great. We only saw one day reach over 10% of coverage, Sunday April 6. To put this …

By the numbers

In our second newsletter, we started to publish what would become a regular feature for us: statistics on the coverage of women’s sports by mainstream media. In Siren #02 we revealed that for Sunday, January 26 only 11.86% of sports coverage was dedicated to women’s sport. If we removed stories about Ash Barty, who of …