Women in journalism: Reading list for 4/21/2013

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

Journalism’s Gender Disparity: Days after the Pulitzers are announced, a new study finds that newsrooms are still a boys’ club (Women in the World/Daily Beast)

When the Media Compliments a Female Politician’s Looks, She Loses the Election (XX Factor)

Mainstream Media, Let’s Stop Describing Everything a Rape Victim Had to Drink (AlterNet)

Live blog: Women in Digital Journalism (The Canadian Journalism Project)

Satire is a Dangerous Business in Venezuela (Women’s Media Center) on Rayma Suprani

Reeyot Alemu: Ethiopia’s Jailed Truth Teller (Women in the World/Daily Beast)

Leading Men Age, But Their Love Interests Don’t (Vulture)

Pamela Paul Talks Future of New York Times Book Review (Daily Beast)

Karen Bordeleau named executive editor of The Providence Journal (Providence Journal)

16-Year-Old Media Mogul Tavi Gevinson Is Expanding Her Empire (AdWeek)

Late war reporter Marie Colvin listed for top UK writing prize (Reuters)

New Book Details the DC Women Journalists Who “Made Waves” and Overcame Obstacles (Philip Merrill College of Journalism) on “Women of the Washington Press: Politics, Prejudice and Persistence” by Maurine Beasley

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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