Episode 22

Class in Session: Paper Shows Gender Gap in College Esports Still Large


September 16th, 2020

2 mins 52 secs

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About this Episode

Men and women can compete together at the highest level of esports but leagues are still male dominated. Some have hoped college esports could go a long way to reducing the gap. In a new paper published in the journal Critical Studies in Media Communication, a PHD student and an assosciate professor found that colleges are trending towards being an extension of disenfranchisement, not reducing it.

Read the full paper here.

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