Women in journalism: Reading list 10/7/2012

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

Local TV anchor [Jennifer Livingston] criticized for her weight: ‘I don’t take a lot of crap from people’ (Poynter) (See also our related Week in Review post “Television host, documentary highlight widening gap in gender access“)

Women dominate in the classroom so why not in the newsrooms and boardrooms? (Wannabe Hacks)

University of Montana newspaper publishes controversial rape-joke cartoon (Poynter)

CPJ Press Freedom Awards: Honoring tenacity and courage (Committee to Protect Journalists) Liberian journalist Mae Azango is one of the awardees.

‘USA Today’ Founder Honoring Olive Garden Columnist Marilyn Hagerty (NPR)

W’s Nina Lawrence Decamps for WSJ (Adweek)

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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