Women in journalism: Reading list for 5/26/2013

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

Sports Journalism’s Beauty Curse (Daily Beast)

Study: Women Movie Critics Fewer Than 20% on Rotten Tomatoes (The Wrap)

Report: Minorities, Women Underrepresented in Canadian Writing Rooms (Hollywood Reporter)

Incoming BBC news director promises action for more on-air female journalists (The Independent)

The World’s Most Powerful Women 2013 (Forbes) – The list includes media figures like New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson (No. 19), editor-in-chief of Vogue Anna Wintour (No. 41), and editor-in-chief of Huffington Post Media Group Arianna Huffington (No. 56), among others.

‘Lucky Guy,’ and lucky newspaper readers (She the People)

NBC News confirms ITV’s Deborah Turness as president (The Guardian)

$24,000 prize to help young journalist change the world (Detroit Free Press)

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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