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Women in journalism: Reading list for 4/6/2014

Catch up on news and posts related to women in journalism, media and technology. This week’s list includes links to a new infographic and study from the Women’s Media Center as well as a look at the number of films released from 1990 to 2013 that pass the Bechdel test. Continue reading

In Memory: AP Photographer Anja Niedringhaus killed in Afghanistan

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed in Afghanistan this week. This post contains a round-up of tributes to Niedringhaus and her work. Continue reading

Women in journalism: Reading list for 2/23/2014

Catch up on news related to women in journalism, media and technology. This week’s reading list includes articles on the Women’s Media Center’s new report as well as the New York Times’ public editor’s take on “missteps on gender” on the campaign trail. Continue reading

Women in journalism: Reading list for 11/17/2013

Get caught up on recent articles related to women in journalism, media, and technology. This week’s recommended reading includes articles featuring female broadcasters in the Philippines and information about the new Valerie magazine covering global women’s issues. Continue reading

Women in journalism: Reading list for 6/2/2013

Catch up on news related to women in journalism and the media. Check out our weekly recommended reading list. Continue reading

This is what happens when you ban male press from a female rock fest in Afghanistan

In this guest post, journalist Amie Ferris-Rotman discusses covering the Sound Central fest, Afghanistan’s largest ever female rock festival. Male members of the press were not allowed to attend the event, which became problematic when news agencies didn’t have women journalists or photographers to send. Continue reading

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