Big deal: A female field umpire and a woman’s place

Somewhat surprisingly, Dave Brown was conflicted by the first appearance of a female field umpire at AFL level. How important was it really?

Journalism, Gender, Feminist Theory and News Reporting on the AFL

This article reports on a review of selected theory and practice in sports journalism to determine if the prominence of female journalists reporting the news of the AFL could be attributed to a feminist response to the traditional domination of male values in the sports media complex.