Women in journalism: Reading list for 7/21/2013

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

Lack of female sources in NY Times front-page stories highlights need for change (Poynter)

New York Times Quotes 3.4 Men for Every Woman (Slate)

Starting a Conversation at The Times About Women as News Sources (NY Times Public Editor’s Journal)

How far have female journalists really come? (espnW)

The Story is the Survivor: Reporting on Sexual Assault (Dart Blog)

It’s time for an end to “women’s stories”  (Salon)

5 Facts about ethnic and gender diversity in U.S. newsrooms (FactTank)

Qatari female journalists on women’s participation in media (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

Politician Tells a Reporter She’s Very Attractive, But No Comment (Jezebel)

On Cable News, Women’s Health Experts Noticeably Absent From Women’s Health Debate (Media Matters)

Pioneering reporter Helen Thomas dies at 92 (AP)

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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