Women in journalism: Reading list for 6/30/2013

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

Video Volunteers’ Female Reporters Bring New Voices to Rural India (MediaShift Idea Lab)

Media coverage of appearance hurts women candidates; People who challenge need to show data (Name It. Change It)

-“Very uncool: running a story about ultimate fearless champion Wendy Davis that leads with her “petite” demeanor in “pink running shoes.” Very cool: those pink running shoes.” (Jezebel)

Wendy Davis’ filibuster was important, but not as important as her shoes (Name It. Change It.)

Women at the forefront of investigative journalism in Mexico (Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas)

21 Examples of ‘Serious Journalism’ From Women’s Magazines and Websites (The Atlantic)

Are Women’s Mags Serious Journalism? (HuffPost Live)

BBC journalist received ‘threatening’ tweets from Turkish mayor (The Guardian)

NPR names Tracy Wahl executive producer of ‘Morning Edition’ (Poynter)

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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