Women in journalism: Reading list 3/18/12

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

Zimbabwe’s Female Journalists Get U.S. Backing to Promote Equity in The Newsrooms (Voice of America)

Female journalists offer students insights (The National) – a panel discussion as part of the Women as Global Leaders conference hosted by Zayed University

#jpod – Gender and conflict journalism: How far have we come? (Journalism.co.uk)

Scripps Howard Awards announced (Poynter)

Her Rightful Place (Insider Higher Ed) – female philosophers and the New York Times’ obits

Reporting on conflict: ‘No-brainer that women are out there’ (Journalism.co.uk)

Are Book Publishers To Blame For Gender Discrimination? (Huffington Post)

Future of Feminism: No More Media Sexualization of Women (Ms. Blog)

Alice C. Steinbach, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 78 (Baltimore Sun)

In Liberia, reporting on genital mutilation draws threats (CPJ)

Liberia: IFJ Calls On Govt to Protect Threatened Female Journalist (AllAfrica)

Azerbaijan journalist ‘blackmailed’ with explicit video (The New Age)

Man arrested in connection to assault on journalist (INSI)

Marie Colvin: Mourners say farewell to ‘talented, compassionate’ war reporter (The Guardian)

Jill Abramson on the NYT as local vs. international paper: ‘We can have it all’ (Poynter)

‘WSJ’ hires away ‘New York Times’ social media editor Liz Heron (Capital New York)

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.


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