Women in journalism: Reading list 3/25/12

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

State of the News Media 2012 (Project for Excellence in Journalism) – Five of top 20 newsmakers in 2011 were women.

Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Women in Journalism (Engenderings)

Four Women-Led News Projects Pick Up Prizes from McCormick Foundation (MediaShift Idea Lab)

JAWS CAMP Fellowships available for 2012 (Journalism & Women Symposium)

Channel 4’s gender equality under the spotlight as several key women leave (Guardian)

Dorothy Townsend dies at 88; L.A. Times reporter broke newsroom barrier (LA Times)

Equal access: Melissa Ludtke broke barriers as a female reporter (National Baseball Hall of Fame)

WaPo loses another top exec (Romenesko) – Jenny Abramson leaving to join a D.C.-based digital start-up

Melanie Sill, former Sacramento Bee editor, selected as KPCC’s executive editor (KPCC)

‘One of the Hardest-Working Women in Television Journalism’ (TVNewser) – On MSNBC’s Chris Jansing

Liberian Writer Mae Azango Forced Into Hiding for Story on Female Genital Cutting (Daily Beast)

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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