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Women in journalism: Reading list 3/17/2013

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

-Why I’m Canceling My Subscription: An Open Letter to ‘Harper’s’ from a Loyal Reader (Flavorwire)

-No progress for female bylines: VIDA’s latest byline count shows “gross (& indecent) neglect of female writers’ work” (Columbia Journalism Review)

-Yes, There Are a Lot of Women Writers on TV. What’s the Problem? (XX Factor)

-More women are needed in investigative journalism (Columbia Journalism Review)

-Christiane Amanpour’s tribute to courageous women (CNN)

-50 female innovators in digital journalism (Journalism.co.uk)

-CNN’s Steubenville Coverage Focuses On Effect Rape Trial Will Have On Rapists, Not Victim (Huffington Post)

-Judge releases Somali journalist jailed for interviewing alleged rape victim (Guardian)

-Media Portrayal of Black Women the Real ‘Scandal’ (Women’s eNews)

-Fox station apologizes for focus on breasts in Women’s Day story (JimRomenesko.com)

-Through her reporting and activism, Mexican journalist Marcela Turati, recipient of the 2013 Lyons Award, is giving voice to those who lack political power and access to the media (Nieman Reports)

-Sandy Close, recipient of the 2012 I.F. Stone Medal, has made a career out of helping ethnic communities and the dispossessed tell their own stories (Nieman Reports)

-Monday Q&A: EFF’s Jillian York on just-in-time censorship, scaling connectors, and the problem with banning porn (Nieman Journalism Lab)

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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