Women in journalism: Reading list 5/6/2012

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

In Honor of World Press Freedom Day: IWMF Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Award Winners Announced (International Women’s Media Foundation)

World Press Freedom Day 2012 shows need for women journalists (Women News Network)

Women Of ‘The Daily Show’: Why Haven’t More Become Breakout Stars? (Huffington Post)

Bloggers Debate the Treatment of Arab Women (PEJ)

Is that a woman as a source in your story? (Public Insight Network)

Why is there so much misogyny online? (Guardian)

Nine Articles ‘for Women’ That Journalists Should Stop Writing (The Atlantic Wire)

‘More women stepping out to write’ (The Times of India)

Pretty Funny (Minus the Funny) (Huffington Post)

Ferial Haffajee: ‘Africa is a place of hope and that is reflected in its journalism’ (Journalism.co.uk)

Shepard, media critic and former NPR ombudsman, joins UNLV faculty (Las Vegas Review Journal)

Claudia Townsend leaves WaPo after three decades (JimRomenesko.com)

Life’s Work: Christiane Amanpour (Harvard Business Review)

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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