Women in journalism: Reading list 9/23/2012

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

Opinion: Why do women still lag in journalism? (by Susan Antilla)

Moroccan Women in Journalism (Global Girl Media)

Poll: College women get election news from the paper, though they’d rather not (Poynter)

Women Created More Television Last Year, But Is It a Durable Sign of Progress? (ThinkProgress)

Why was a rape victim’s blog mentioned and quoted from in a story on a rape in Central Park, allowing readers to identify the woman? (Answer from Margaret Sullivan, public editor of The New York Times)

-Why Are There No Women Writers in Vogue’s Edith Wharton Spread? (Slate)

Behind ‘The Good Girls Revolt’: The ‘Newsweek’ Lawsuit That Paved the Way for Women Writers (Daily Beast)

Women who set world media trends (The Media Reporter)

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry tops the ‘Root 100′ list (Poynter)

A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution (Book by journalist Samar Yazbek)

Islamist militants seize and rename radio station in Mali (Committee to Project Journalists) Staff ordered to “to replace a female editor, Fatoumata Abdou, with a man”

A Reaction To The Backlash Against Mindy Kaling (Racialicious)

Alex Pham leaves Los Angeles Times for a job that gives her more flexibility (JimRomenesko.com)

Feature writer Sheila McClear leaves the ‘New York Post’ (Capital New York)

Mexican photojournalist Claudia Guadarrama documents the trauma of migration (Women News Network)

How Soledad O’Brien prepared for that contentious John Sununu interview (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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