In the National Semi-finals of the 2012 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, I don’t think anyone was particularly happy about the refereeing. No one will say so explicitly lest they be sanctioned by the NCAA (fines for participants, access for press) but the whistle-holders were conspicuous in their inconsistency. There needs to be some reform. Continue reading
When you can’t go to a game, you have to find it on some channel or on the Internet. The WNBA continues to work at bringing its games to fans across the country and the globe. They’ve done well, but they could do better. Continue reading
<blockquote>When it comes to coverage of sports on television news and highlights shows, if it’s male, it not only leads — it totally dominates. Men’s sports received 96.3% of the airtime on the three local stations. “SportsCenter” was no less … Continue reading
Governments and police need to embrace the public-generated media scrutiny, not persecute and prosecute it. To do otherwise suggests systemic malfeasance. Are Cameras the New Guns?.
Some things in life you like, some you dislike. Some things transcend that in our Venn Diagram of understanding: the things you “get” and the things you “don’t get”. Continue reading
Totally important. Female Athletes: An Unspoken Sisterhood | BlogHer.
Places like these are a godsend when you run out of time to do it yourself. I’ve used many of these from time-to-time over the years. 26 Places to Find Free Multimedia for Your Blog (via Mashable).
The provisions in the first amendment protecting various freedoms hasn’t exactly been working how it was intended. Continue reading
I’ve been a women’s sports fan since the 70s. I’ve also been annoyed by the misogyny of media, politicians, and even religions toward these sports. If the playing field is never going to be level, then maybe the ladies should change the rules of the game. Continue reading
The Sansa Fuze is a fun little portable media player. Unfortunately, uploading videos can be problematic and even if successful, the audio goes out of sync. I’ve found a solution that works for me. Continue reading