- On the morning of Tuesday 21st January, Sky Sports News held a live Q&A with World Champion gymnast and Olympic medallist Beth Tweddle.
- Using the hashtag #Sportswomen, it was a great opportunity to bring a spotlight to women's sport, which is so often underrepresented.
- Sky Sports news started by sending out a tweet asking followers to send in their questions for the Q&A...
- What followed was the perfect display of the misogyny, aggression and imbalanced treatment faced by sportswomen in every discipline.
- Then one follower asked this question:
- Beth replied:
- This was how Twitter responded...
- Remember:- Only 5% of sports media coverage features women- For every 53 articles written about sporting men, there is 1 about a woman- Women’s sport receives only 0.5% of the total sponsorship income into sport
As seen ontheguardian.com
Sky Sports News Live Q&A with Beth Tweddle - Twitter responses
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