Over at Saving Sports, Eric McErlain has a good summary of the problems with a recent Title IX study from the Women’s Sports Foundation:
An activist interest group released a study they claimed was independent research — but in fact they compiled the baseline data themselves.
They claim the data is accurate — but there’s no way to review it nor verify how it was compiled.
They said an independent academic researcher did the analysis — but in fact he was paid tens of thousands of dollars by an activist group with a stake in the outcome. And many reporters were brazenly misled by these distortions.