Women in journalism: Reading list 5/20/2012

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

Working on a Presidential Campaign Could Make You Fat, Married (The Atlantic Wire)

Older female newsreaders forced to become ‘Stepford Wives’ if they want to keep their jobs (The Independent)

Saying ‘No’ to Picture Perfect (New York Times)

Reports highlight ‘silencing crime’: sexual violence against journalists (Global Journalist)

An unflinching witness (CJR) On Marie Colvin

Marie Colvin: Tributes paid to ‘heroic’ journalist (BBC)

On the Front Line: The Collected Journalism of Marie Colvin, By Marie Colvin (The Independent)

Dalglish Named New Dean of UMD’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism (UMD Newsdesk)

Ex-editor speaks frankly about the state of newspapers (JimRomenesko.com) On an interview with Ellen Soeteber

Susanne Reber joins Center for Investigative Reporting after NPR departure (Poynter)

Valérie Trierweiler, France’s new first lady, is a journalist (Poynter)

Watch List

-VIDEO: 100 Years of Women in Journalism (The 100 Project) – See below and check out The 100 Project from the Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism

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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