publication . Other literature type . 2015

Color-Coded Media: Portrayals of Race in Newspaper Coverage of National Hockey League Athletes

Anderson, Camille E.;
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  • Published: 09 Apr 2015
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Previous research reveals differences in the language used to describe minority and non-minority football,basketball,and baseball athletes.The purpose of this study is to address the dearth of research regarding media portrayals of minority and non-minority athletes in the National Hockey League (NHL). This study utilized both qualitative and quantitative analyses to determine whether media coverage of professional hockey players is different based on race. Comments (n=1,487) from 18 of the highest circulation newspaper publications in the United States and Canada reporting on regular and post-season play for the 2013-2014 NHL season were coded using a modified ...
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