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Media Defends Erin Andrews…Sort Of

By Stephanie Todd On August - 11 - 2009

Google Erin Andrews and the first image that appears at the top of your page is a picture of her derriere, followed by one of her in a bikini. Google John Madden, and images don’t appear at the top of the page at all.


Those photos included in a Madden search, display him in a booth with headphones on, presumably announcing games. While Andrews' pictures depict a sex symbol, Madden's portray a professional. 


Sadly, sexualizing women in sports is a popular trend, and Erin Andrews is a leading example.


What happened to Andrews was heinous, and most of the articles written over the past few weeks agree.  However, while reading many of these articles, I found an unfortunate tendency that I felt compelled to write about. Most members of the media offer the obligatory statement admonis...

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