Women in journalism: Reading list for 2/9/2014

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

23 Awesome Feminist Digital Campaigns That Changed the World (PolicyMic)

“Some are suggesting that this year’s advertisements are less sexist than the past. Is this true?” (AlterNet)

Why Are There So Few Women Behind the Camera? (HuffPost Women)

How The Meritocracy Myth Affects Women In Technology (NPR)

How Female Reporters Are Changing Tech Journalism (Women 2.0)

Meeting highlights plight of women journalists in conflict zones (The Hindu)

Women’s sports coverage falls short (The Tennessean)

Georgina Henry obituary: Deputy editor of the Guardian who went on to revolutionise the paper’s web presence with Comment is free (Guardian)

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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