Women in journalism: Reading list 3/31/2013

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

#EdgyHeadlines Flips Gender; Illustrates Misogyny In Media And Culture (Mediabistro’s All Twitter)

TIME’s list of top Twitter users is basically a boys’ club (by Meg Heckman)

From ‘Californication’ To ‘Veep’ The TV Shows That Hired No Women Or Writers Of Color In 2011-2012 (ThinkProgress)

BBC launches expert women database and YouTube channel (The Telegraph)

Atwood: How things have changed for women in journalism (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Is There Really Room to Debate Whether Women Can Lead? (New York Times)

Why asking & answering readers’ tough questions is helpful when covering rape (Poynter)

Somali women’s rights reporter Rahma Abdulkadir shot dead in Mogadishu (Guardian)

Venezuelan Cartoonist Threatened: Rayma Suprani (AWID)

Ahn Sehong’s captivating black and white photos of “Comfort Women,” Koreans forced into sexual slavery during World War II (New York Times Lens Blog)

Zanele Muholi, South African Photographer, Highlights Lesbians, Transgender Women (Huffington Post)

Introducing the Zubeida Mustafa Award for Journalistic Excellence (International Women’s Media Foundation)

‘Daily News’ steals ‘Post’ transit reporter Jennifer Fermino for its City Hall bureau chief (Capital New York)

Kenya: a public editor learns her value (Columbia Journalism Review)

Tuesday Q&A: Amanda Zamora on participation metrics, deeper engagement, and why ProPublica is heading to Reddit (Nieman Journalism Lab)

And that’s the way it was: March 25, 1934 – Gloria Steinem is born in Toledo, OH (Columbia Journalism Review)

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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