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.
–Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet (by Amanda Hess) Related: When Misogynist Trolls Make Journalism Miserable for Women (The Atlantic) and Let’s Be Real: Online Harassment Isn’t ‘Virtual’ For Women (Talking Points Memo)
–A Man Is Facing Jail for Harassing Women Online, and It’s a Big Deal (Jezebel)
–Tech women are busy building their own networks (Washington Post)
–One woman in list of top Twitter influencers over 50 (Telegraph)
–TV presenter sacked for swearing at studio colleague live on air after he called her a ‘f****** big w****’ through her earpiece (Daily Mail)
–In the media, a CEO remains a lady first (The Globe and Mail)
–Only Two of the 100 Top-Grossing Movies of the Year Were Directed by Women (The Mary Sue)
–The Times, From the Top: Looking Ahead (by Margaret Sullivan) On Jill Abramson
–Sasheer Zamata Joins ‘Saturday Night Live’ As New Cast Member (Deadline)
–Written Off: Jennifer Weiner’s quest for literary respect (The New Yorker)
–Kathryn ‘Kitty’ Broman, TV pioneer, dies at age 97 in Longmeadow (Mass Live)
–Katharine Whitehorn: I think I’ve earned a gong this time (The Guardian)
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