Women in journalism: Reading list for 8/25/2013

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

Why there’s no female Nate Silver (Salon)

Men, women, and media empire-building (by Ann Friedman)

The women’s pages: The upsides and downsides of starting your career in gender-specific digital media (Columbia Journalism Review) Also by Ann Friedman

Police say female photographer, 23, gang-raped in Mumbai (CNN)

The IWMF Launches Global Survey On Dangers For Women In News (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Editor Tries to Mansplain Gender Disparity, Fails Miserably (The Atlantic Wire)

Marissa Mayer and Sheryl Sandberg aren’t the only fierce women in tech (Venture Beat)

Can These Students Fix Wikipedia’s Lady Problem? (Mother Jones)

Women Contributors Still Face Hurdles at Wikipedia (WSJ)

How two young journalists are highlighting longform journalism written by women (Poynter)

Young female journalists: here’s your opportunity to shine (The Telegraph)

The 100 Best Websites For Women, 2013 (Forbes)

Q&A: Aerogram Founder, Lakshmi Gandhi (ReportHers)

A Q&A With Jill Abramson: The Times’ top editor on mean bosses, liberal biases, and the demise of the Washington Post (New Republic)

Lauren Ashburn Joins Fox News (Huffington Post)

Why is Chrystia Freeland leaving journalism to run for office? (Washington Post)

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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