Women in journalism: Reading list for 2/2/2014

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.

Online Feminism

An article in The Nation related to online feminism sparked a lot of discussion this week. Here is a link to the original piece as well as some of the responses. For additional responses, be sure to check out the hashtags #IStandWithKarnythia & #femfuture on Twitter.

Feminism’s Toxic Twitter Wars (The Nation)

Interlopers on Social Media: Feminism, Women of Color and Oppression (Prison Culture)

Why The Problem Of Online Toxicity Is Not The Same Thing As White Feminists vs. Non-White Feminists (HuffPost Women)

Is “Toxic” Online Culture Paralyzing Feminism? (XX Factor)

General Reading List

REPORT: Gender Diversity On The 2013 Sunday Morning Political Talk Shows (Media Matters for America)

Women Are the Dominant Media Voice During the Super Bowl: Ignore our tweets at your own peril (AdWeek)

Gender Inertia in Hollywood (Women’s Media Center)

Meet Foreign Policy Interrupted (Council on Foreign Policy)

Female Journalists: “Leave My Body Out Of It” (The Op-Ed Project’s Byline Blog)

Painting Wendy Davis as a bad mother is political sexism at its worst (The Guardian)

An Epic Feminist Edit-a-Thon Takes Aim at Wikipedia’s Gender Gap (Bitch Media)

13-Year-Old Blogger: I Promise Girls Will Change the World (Mashable)

A Pioneer of Street Photography Leaves Behind Strong Images of Indian Women (New York Times)

She Was Harassed By A Games Reporter. Now She’s Speaking Out. (Kotaku)

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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