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Tokenism, male domination and pay disparity: The fight against sexism in Scottish sports journalism

10th May 2022

A watershed movement for media in Scotland has begun after journalists protest against a “sexist, racist and homophobic” after-dinner speech. Sports journalism, similar to sport itself, has long been a male-dominated industry, targeting the heterosexual male gaze and filled with overbearing masculine opinions. Saying that sports journalism “appears to be among the last bastions of ...