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Postcard from Tampa: Should’ve. Could’ve. Did it.

I’ve chosen the easy path too many times in my life. I’ve let my anxiety and fear of failure take control of my decision-making process on multiple occasions. During my women’s Final Four trip, I made a step to reverse that mentality.

First off, I am eternally grateful for the Sports Capital Journalism program at […]

Diversifying the Sports Department and Covering Women’s Sports: A Survey of Sports Editors

By Pamela C. Laucella (IUPUI), Marie Hardin (Penn State), Steve Bien-Aimé (Penn State), and Dunja Antunovic (Bradley University)

Published in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly

Abstract

This study surveyed sports editors about gender-related issues in hiring and coverage. Although many editors estimate reader interest to be low and do not believe coverage of women’s sports […]

IUPUI sports journalism program to study diversity in football hiring at NCAA Division I schools

INDIANAPOLIS — A new study by the Sports Capital Journalism Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will examine the role of diversity in hiring college head football coaches.

The Football Hiring Report Card will evaluate the hiring processes for job vacancies among all Division I NCAA institutions that are classified in the Football Bowl Subdivision […]