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.
–Women’s Media Center Report Finds Women Still Underrepresented, Misrepresented in U.S. Media (WMC press release) Find links to other articles about the report in our related post here: Studying women’s representation in digital media: The challenges and limitations
–Finding the Courage to Cover Sexual Violence (Committee to Protect Journalists)
–Film, TV industry’s diversity doesn’t look like America’s, report says (LA Times) On the “Hollywood Diversity Report”
–Sahar Speaks: Reporting by Afghan women (John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships)
–On Campaign Trail, Missteps on Gender (by Margaret Sullivan, New York Times public editor)
–Facebook Just Created 50 New Gender Options For Users to Choose From (PolicyMic)
–Men In Silicon Valley With Graduate Degrees Make 73 Percent More Than Female Peers (Think Progress)
–The Year I Didn’t Retweet Men: Being mindful about whose voices I amplify (Medium)
–LeanIn.org and Getty Aim to Change Women’s Portrayal in Stock Photos (New York Times)
–For Online Equity We Need Our Net Neutrality Back (Women’s eNews)
–Nina Totenberg: What It Was Like To Be the Only Woman In the Newsroom (Medium)
–Washington Post names Alison Coglianese new reader representative (Poynter)
–Slate Writer Amanda Hess Wins Sidney Award for Examining Online Sexism (10,000 Words)
–Meredith Vieira to Become First Woman to Host Olympics Primetime Show Solo (Variety)
*Note: Due to the author’s travel, this week’s list contains noteworthy links from the past two weeks. No Reading List was posted for the week of 2/16/2013.
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