Women in journalism: Reading list for 6/9/2013

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

New York Times Teases Female Politicians For Relying On ‘Purse Boys’ (Think Progress)

-The Real Problem With Writing About a Senator’s Purse (XX Factor)

Is It Media Hype Or Would Electing The First Woman Mayor Of Paris Mean Something For France? (Forbes Woman)

Silicon Valley’s Awful Race and Gender Problem in 3 Mind-Blowing Charts (Mother Jones)

Sunday Morning TV: Same Time, Same Place, Same Guests (Media Report to Women, The Blog)

Web Magazine for Women, by Women (Women in the World)

Journalist Riham Said gives Muslim cleric Yousuf Badri huge serve on national TV (News.com.au)

Answering Harvard’s question about my personal life, 52 years later (Washington Post) – Phyllis Richman, a Washington Post restaurant critic from 1976 to 2000

Samantha Power’s history in journalism (Politico)

Sarah Stillman Wins Top Award at the 2013 MOLLY National Journalism Prize Dinner (Texas Observer)

Politico hires Foreign Policy’s Susan Glasser (Washington Post)

New York Times hires two reporters from the Financial Times (JimRomenesko.com) – One is London-based Alexandra Stevenson

Wendy Ruderman leaves NYT, returns to Philly Daily News (Poynter)

How Rebecca Parker, Editor, Does It (Motherlode)

Rachel Sklar Tries to Become a Social Media Entrepreneur (New York Times)

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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