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.
–Professor: Media coverage of rape often missing meaningful discussion (KU News Release)
–Who Needs Feminist Media? Answers from Short-Essay Contest Winners (Ms. blog)
–Coverage of Social Issues Among To Newspapers – Election 2012 (4thEstate.net)
–A Salute to Girl Power in Hollywood (New York Times)
–Lara Setrakian: Single-story sites like Syria Deeply have lessons to offer the rest of the news business (Nieman Journalism Lab)
–Somali journalist arrested after interviewing rape victim (Guardian)
–Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu loses appeal, remains in prison (International Women’s Media Foundation)
–Middletown Press reporter Lauren Sievert assaulted outside Connecticut courthouse (Poynter)
–Abandoned Babies & Terrible Mothers: Media Coverage Bias (BlogHer)
–Nigella Lawson Tells ABC They Can’t Airbush Her Tummy For Promo Poster (BuzzFeed)
–‘Dear Abby’ advice columnist Pauline Friedman Phillips dies at age 94 (AP)
–Ellen Weiss To Head Scripps DC News Bureau (TV News Check)
–N.Y. Times’ Alice DuBois leaves for BuzzFeed (Politico)
–Joyce Wadler Takes NY Times Buyout (New York Observer)
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