Women in journalism: Reading list 5/13/2012

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

What We Look Like: A Comic About Women in Media (Truth-out)

What We’re Really Talking About When We Talk About Hillary Clinton Without Makeup (Jezebel)

Among Media Trailblazers (HuffingtonPost) – On Women’s eNews’ 21 Leaders for the 21st Century

Advocacy Group Asks ‘Why Kardashians?’ on Twitter (Mashable) – MissRepresentation holds a Twitter conversation about the “objectification of women in American media and culture.”

Applications for Progressive Women’s Voices are now open (Women’s Media Center) – Application deadline for training 11:59 p.m. June 4

Reporter, fired for stripping, charges gender discrimination (CNN)

Books: Journalist-author Anna Quindlen industry pioneer (Sacramento Bee)

NPR’s deputy managing editor of investigations departs (Poynter)

Robin Roberts interview with Obama a coup for ‘Good Morning America’ (Poynter)

Tamron Hall Reams Tim Carney, Cuts His Mic For Accusing Her Of ‘Media Trick’ (Mediaite)

Cate Barron succeeds David Newhouse as editor of The Patriot-News (PennLive.com)

Washington Post graphics director Hannah Fairfield to New York Times (Poynter)

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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