Women in journalism: Reading list for 1/26/2014

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

Transgender People Are Paying The Price For The Media’s Willful Ignorance (BuzzFeed)

Women and Media: The Good, Bad and [Very] Ugly (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

On Media – Or, Why Isn’t There a Jezebel/Hairpin for WOC (Racialicious)

Life as a Female Journalist: Hot or Not? (New York Times)

How Not to Report on Sex Trafficking (RH Reality Check)

Let’s Face It: the Web Is a Worse Place for Women Than It Is for Men (Vice)

Tennis Player Eugenie Bouchard Has Best Match of Her Career, Gets Asked About Her Celebrity Crush Instead (PolicyMic)

Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks (Daily Beast)

Cate Blanchett Calls Out Red Carpet Camera, Asking “Do You Do This To the Guys?” (PolicyMic)

Debate on Photo Retouching Flares Online, With Roles Reversed (New York Times)

Vivek Wadhwa: Keeping Women in the Tech Workforce (Wall Street Journal)

Trouble On Our Doorstep: Female journalists cover death and life in Mexico’s drug war (Quill) – From December but worth the read

New York Times names Molly Wood deputy tech editor (Capital New York)

CNN to Sign Sally Kohn as Contributor (TV Newser)

Building a Digital Legacy: Q&A with The Atlantic’s Kimberly Lau (Sparksheet)

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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