Women in journalism: Reading list for 7/14/2013

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

The Honorable ‘Girlie’ Senator From The State Of New York (NPR Ombudsman)

NPR’s ombudsman asks for guidelines how to fairly cover women politicians. We have some. (Name It. Change It.)

Should you mention her shoes? Maybe. (by Meg Heckman)

Quick Profile Comparisons (Flip The News)

Wired’s profile of Google engineer leads with anecdotes about her wardrobe (Poynter)

REPORT: The Sunday Morning Shows Are Still White, Conservative, And Male (Media Matters)

Against All Odds, Female Reporters Lead in Syria (Daily Beast)

Photography Exhibition Challenges Stereotypes of Women in Sri Lanka (Global Press Institute)

ESPN To Air Documentary on Women Sports Journalists Who Fought for Professional Access and Treatment (Media Report to Women, the Blog)

The First Female CEO of a Television Network Offers a Springboard for Other Women (Huffington Post)

The Times’s New Culture Club: Young female foursome tapped to lead arts coverage (New York Observer)

Forbes Exec Meredith Levien Tapped For Top Advertising Job At New York Times (Forbes)

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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