NPR Issues Correction, Admits There Is Evidence Proving Male Athletes Have Advantage over Females
NPR issued an official correction following a story published Friday which argued “there is limited scientific research” supporting the idea that males have a “physical advantage” over females in competitive sports.
“Correction: An earlier tweet incorrectly stated there is limited scientific evidence of physical advantage. Existing research shows that higher levels of testosterone do impact athletic performance. But there’s limited research involving elite trans athletes in competition,” the outlet’s official Twitter account noted on Sunday afternoon.
Appended to the clarification was an annotated “Context” feature provided by Twitter citing a British...