Women in journalism: Reading list for 9/22/2013

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

Female Editors Written Off: A look at major media outlets without women at the helm (Daily Beast)

Women Are Covering The Hell Out Of The Syria War — So Why Haven’t You Noticed? (Buzzfeed)

The six men on this list of tech writers most willing to be replaced by women (Medium)

Media need to stop portraying women simply as ‘touchline totty’ (The Guardian)

The New Republic’s women problem: 80% of its readers are men (Politico)

Women’s Issues Are Not “Soft”: Sexism and the Urge to Devalue (BlogHer)

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Don’t Women Directors Win Emmys? (MissRepresentation)

Star Tribune editor Nancy Barnes is named Houston Chronicle editor (JimRomenesko.com)

Nancy Gibbs Named Managing Editor of Time: She’s the magazine’s first female m.e. (AdWeek)

Journalism books that tell it how it was, how it is and how it should be (The Guardian) Third book featured is Suzanne Franks’ Women and Journalism.

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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