All kinds of Tumblr blogs have popped up looking at issues related to women in journalism and the media. Here are a few of our favorites.
This Tumblr site takes recent articles and “flips” the gender, race or even country mentioned to help expose bias.
On Twitter: @FlipTheNewsBlog
One of our ongoing favorites, this site, run by Ann Friedman, draws attention to work done by “journalists who happen to be women.”
On Twitter: @ladyjournos
New York-based Jessica Glazer shares Q&As with female editors, producers, storytellers and other women in journalism.
Sample post: Q&A: NBC Producer, Alva French
Said to Lady Journos
This Tumblr sheds light on the shocking things people say to female journalists and other instances of sexism. The site allows for anonymous submissions.
On Twitter: @ToLadyJournos
Sample post: “Where’d the pregnant girl go? Did she leave?”
This Tumblr aims to document coverage of women’s sports, with scoreboards for the New York Times and USA Today. The disparity in coverage of men’s and women’s athletics is striking.
On Twitter: @EqualTheScore
Sample post: The Media is Not #ChasingAbby
Women in the News
A “feminist media critique for the digital age,” this Tumblr, run by Jocelyn Peirce, features frontpage gender breakdowns from the Huffington Post.
Ok, not exclusive to women in the media, but Lydia DePillis uses this site to highlight “boys clubs” of all kinds. Often the photos speak for themselves.
Which of your favorites did we miss? Share some of your favorite Tumblr blogs related to women and the media. Add to our list in the comment section below or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.