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Women in journalism: Reading list 9/9/2012

The Gender Report provides a weekly round-up of links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links below are to noteworthy articles on topics related to women in journalism and the media during the past week. Articles included in this feature do not necessarily reflect the views of The Gender Report or its writers. View past week’s round-ups here.

Reading List

-Women’s representation in media: the best data on the subject to date (Guardian Data Blog)

-What’s Changed, and What Hasn’t, Since the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses (XX Factor)

-40 Years Later, Newsweek Sex Discrimination Persists (Women’s eNews) An excerpt from “The Good Girls Revolt”

-Reporting from the Front Lines of War: Kathy Gannon and Anja Niedringhaus (International Women’s Media Foundation)

-What’s in a name? The rhetoric of rape (Women Under Siege)

-Chicago Sun-Times pursues politician who dares to be a mom (by Erik Wemple)

-Women, Women, Everywhere — but Not Much About Their Paychecks (by Margaret Sullivan)

-Announcing Our Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign (World Pulse)

-Global Press Institute Founder Wins $100,000 Social Justice Innovation Prize (GPI)

-Margaret Sullivan: ‘It’s not about me handing down pronouncements’ (Poynter)

-Iranian activist [and journalist] Zhila Bani-Yaghoub packs her bags and heads to prison (Guardian)

-Reporting Poverty: Emily Brennan interviews Katherine Boo (Guernica)

-Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho: ‘I don’t scare easily’ (Guardian)

-New Editor at Cosmopolitan: Joanna Coles Replaces Kate White (Media Decoder)

-Charlize Theron, Thunder Road to Produce Film About Slain War Reporter [Marie Colvin] (Hollywood Reporter)

-So What Do You Do, Jessica Bennett, Executive Editor of Tumblr’s Storyboard? (Mediabistro)

We encourage readers to submit suggestions of articles to include in future editions of this feature by sending an email to genderreport[at]gmail.com. For links to articles like these throughout the week, follow @GenderReport on Twitter.

About Jasmine Linabary

Jasmine Linabary is a PhD student with an interest in media, technology, and feminist theory. Her background is in newspaper journalism.

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