There are some obvious advantages to video. Video allows you to actually see things, where a print article can only describe them. The advantage to a print article is that distribution is easier. Another main advantage of an article is that you can get more information, and more sophisticated information, such as this.
Recently, on the heels of the O. J. Simpson case, a book appeared in which the phrase was used to help explain why male athletes, especially football players, were involved in so many assaults against women. (theatlantic.com)
The video, on the other hand, is more sensationalized. It focuses on the “interest” factor, and is less serious than the article about the social ramifications of a girl being able to throw a football. Yet each piece serves its purpose, and together they tell a very interesting story about America and its feelings on gender and sports.