Male vs Female Athletes in Media

We read an article called, ” Framed and Mounted : Sport through the Photographic Eye”, the author highlights the difference between male and female athlete photos. So, I decided I wanted to find some contrasting examples. 

Like, Tim Tebow showing off his strength and power.

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While female athletes like  Danica Patrick’s cover looks slightly different 

 

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It is sad to see the way that female athletes are used to convey sex and male athletes convey strength. Overall, I believe that it depends on the athlete’s persona as to what they will allow the media to portray them as. 

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