Women in journalism: Reading list for 4/28/2013

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

Jill Abramson: ‘Very Unpopular’ Or Just Doing Her Job? (Huffington Post) Read more about the response to Politico’s critical piece on Abramson here.

Can Politico spot gender issues? (by Erik Wemple at the Washington Post)

The 30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech (Business Insider)

Longform Journalism, By Women, For Women (American Journalism Review)

‘The Mommy Business Trip’ And Other Silly Insults To Women (Huffington Post)

ChartGirl boxes the news (by Jack Shafer)

What I Learned About Gender Roles From Watching The Trailers For Every Summer Action Movie (Think Progress)

Grace: A pioneering Nebraska journalist looks at women who paved the way for her (Omaha.com)

The Women’s Media Center Mourns the Loss of Mary Thom, Author, Feminist, Editor (Women’s Media Center)

So What Do You Do, Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor of AllThingsD.com? (Mediabistro)

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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