Women in journalism: Reading list for 5/5/2013

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

‘Forbidden Voices’: Female bloggers fight for freedom of speech (CNN)

’100 Percent Men’ Tumblr highlights gender gap in media, tech, politics (Poynter)

2013 National Magazine Awards widen scope, and women win (Poynter)

The International Women’s Media Foundation announces its 2013 Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Award winners (IWMF)

‘See you on the other side’: Meet Jessica Lum, a terminally ill 25-year-old who chose to spend what little time she had practicing journalism (Columbia Journalism Review)

WMC Announces A Celebration of the Life of Mary Thom (Women’s Media Center)

She Works: The Only Woman in the Room (NPR) On Nina Totenberg, NPR’s legal affairs correspondent

Hollywood’s utter failure to accurately portray female journalists (The Week)

Sarah Stierch Emerges as Wikipedia’s ‘Go-To Woman’ (Women’s eNews)

Carolyn Ryan is named New York Times political editor (JimRomenesko.com)

Jennifer Forsyth is named Wall Street Journal US editor (JimRomenesko.com)

The Pulitizer-Prize Winner As a Young Feminist (Ms. Blog) On Quiara Alegria Hudes

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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