Women in journalism: Reading list 4/8/12

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

Are Boy Bylines Better Than Girl Bylines? (Michele Weldon at Huffington Post Media)

National Magazine Award Nominees: A Byline Gender Count (With Links!) (Ann Friedman) – This post set off a series of commentaries on gender and the awards. Read about what followed and access a round-up of related links here.

NYU releases list of ’100 Outstanding Journalists’ (Poynter)

The 22 Outstanding (Women) Journalists in the Last 100 Years (The Atlantic Wire)

ASNE chooses five women editors for leadership panel (Poynter)

Total and minority newsroom employment declines in 2011 but loss continues to stabilize (ASNE) – The percentage of women in newsrooms did not change in 2011, staying at 36.9 percent. See our related post here.

Life as a female foreign reporter (The Guardian)

World Pulse Wins Award in First Intel Hackathon (World Pulse)

Africa: Giving Girls a Voice (AllAfrica)

Women’s group pioneering Kenya’s investigative journalism (The Hotpot)

For women in work this is a perfect storm of inequality (Tanya Gold for The Guardian)

Pakistani Journalist Finds Hockey and Hope in Minnesota (KSTP)

Q&A: How Susan Brownmiller fought the media on rape in war, and won (Women Under Siege)

A Tribute to Indonesia’s Most Senior Journalist (Jakarta Globe)

In Liberia, journalist Mae Azango moves a nation (Committee to Protect Journalists)

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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