Women in journalism: Reading list 10/21/2012

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

Shot Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai can stand, communicate, hospital says (CNN)

Sonia Dridi, Cairo Reporter, ‘Savagely Attacked’: France 24 TV (AP)

Study: Women no longer need exceptional qualifications to win Pulitzers, but… (Poynter)

Talk to the Times: Questions for Jill Abramson, Executive Editor (New York Times)

Wilhelmina Model Robyn Lawley On Twitter’s Shameful Candy Crowley Attacks (Daily Beast)

Teen who petitioned for female debate moderator: ‘No one — man or woman — could have done it better’ (Poynter)

Good Girls Don’t: After suing Newsweek for sex discrimination, some women ran up against their own timidity (Nieman Reports)

Sexist stereotypes dominate front pages of British newspapers, research finds (Guardian)

Why does this shocking dearth of women in the media persist? (Guardian)

Twitter Seeks Woman for Its All-Male Board [REPORT] (Mashable)

One month in, Margaret Sullivan talks about the changing role of New York Times Public Editor (Poynter)

So What Do You Do, Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC Host and Tulane University Professor? (Mediabistro)

Penske Puts a Woman in Charge at Variety (Fishbowl LA) Michelle Sobrino-Stearns named first-ever female publisher.

Kristina O’Neill named editor of WSJ. Magazine (JimRomenesko.com)

Why Heidi N. Moore is leaving ‘Marketplace’ for the Guardian (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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