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Today’s Hot Topic – Do sportswomen merit airtime equality?


IN her first major speech as Culture Secretary, Nicky Morgan has called for major women’s sporting events to get as much time as men’s on free-to-air TV channels including BBC, ITV and Channel 4. She said: ‘This would be an important step in giving female sporting talent the coverage they deserve and putting men’s and women’s sport on an equal footing at last.’ (Whatever she means by ‘equal’.)

Does women’s sport deserve equal TV coverage? Discuss!

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