Women in journalism: Reading list for 9/1/2013

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

A New DIY Movement: #SmartFeministsofTwitter (Ms. Magazine)

6 Insidious Ways Social Media Can Be Used to Silence Women (Policy Mic)

The War Over Free Speech, Harassment, and Trolls Hits Another Social-Media Site (Mother Jones)

A Show of Strength by Middle Eastern Women Photographers (Lens Blog)

Female Journalists Sitting On Floor In Iran An Illustration Of Gender Inequality? (Huffington Post)

12 Minutes of Freedom in 460 Days of Captivity (New York Times Magazine) Amanda Lindhout tells the story of her kidnapping

For Two Female News Anchors, Morning Has Spoken (New York Times) On Gayle King and Mika Brzezinski

Why Bustle Is Great News for Women (XX Factor)

A Year in the Life of a Watchdog (by Margaret Sullivan, New York Times Public Editor)

The Associated Press’s Kathleen Carroll: “You can have it all if you define what it is you want” (Nieman Reports)

A Q&A with the Guardian’s Southeast Asia correspondent Kate Hodal, on her move from freelancing to her current role (Journalism.co.uk)

Q&A: NYT Magazine Writer, Maggie Jones (ReportHers)

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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