Women in journalism: Reading list for 6/22/2014

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, media and technology during the past week,* as well as articles related to the intersections of gender, race, class, nationality, ability, and sexual orientation and the media. 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

*This week we are playing a bit of catch up after a short hiatus. This edition of our reading list includes articles from the past month.

Google Invests $50 Million to Close the Tech Gender Gap (TIME)

Google Releases Employee Data, Illustrating Tech’s Diversity Challenge (Bits Blog)

Girlfriend ‘Complains A Lot … Interrupts,’ Developer Tells Conference (NPR)

“She Started It” Aims To Change Silicon Valley’s Gender Inequality Problem (Fast Company)

Meet the Men Who Thought Up and Created the GenderAvenger Tally App (GenderAvenger)

This Woman Was Threatened With Rape After Calling Out Sexist Video Games—and Then Something Inspiring Happened (Mother Jones)

‘Digital campaigns on women’s rights are most likely to win’ (The Telegraph)

Violence Against Women: The Washington Post’s Sad, Sloppy Journalism (PsychCentral)

Woman journalist found with throat cut in southern Libya (Reporters without Borders)

Gender at the ‘New York Times’: The Most Comprehensive Analysis Ever (Pacific Standard)

It’s not just Jill Abramson: Women everywhere are getting pushed out of journalism (Washington Post)

Supreme Court to consider online-threats case (Washington Post)

#YesAllWomen reveals the constant barrage of sexism that women face (by Jessica Valenti at The Guardian)

How To Cover Hillary Clinton Without Being Sexist (ThinkProgress)

APME once gave women journalists tips on how to ‘make a man feel like a boss’ (Poynter)

LadyBits’ First and Last Year on Medium (Medium)

Why We Need More Positive Representations of Women in Sports Media and How We Can Support Them (Everyday Feminism)

A place for women in soccer journalism (Medium)

A River Changes Young Women’s Photography, and Their Lives (Lens Blog)

Women on the frontline: female photojournalists’ visions of conflict (The Guardian)

The woman saving Uganda’s lost and abandoned children (CNN) On journalist Gladys Kalibala

The women reporters determined to cover World War Two (BBC)

Time cover girl Laverne Cox: ‘There’s not just one trans story’ (Poynter)

The Cast of the New Star Wars Won’t Be Quite So White and Male, After All (Slate)

WSJ Potomac Watch Columnist Kimberley Strassel Recipient of $250k Bradley Prize (Fishbowl DC)

Jennifer Orsi named new managing editor of Tampa Bay Times (Poynter)

Lynne Segall Promoted to EVP, Group Publisher of Hollywood Reporter and Billboard (Hollywood Reporter)

Robyn Tomlin, former Thunderdome editor, heads to Pew (Poynter)

Kelly McBride named Poynter’s Vice President for Academic Programs (Poynter)

LA Times hires freelancer Carolina Miranda as new arts and culture blogger (LA Observed)

Photo Journal: Alison Wright – Spanning the Globe (NPPA)

The 60-second interview: Laurie Hays, senior executive editor, Bloomberg News (Capital New York)

Photojournalist Kitra Cahana Defends A Different Kind of Freedom at TED (MediaStorm)

Interview with Louisa Reynolds | 2014/15 Neuffer Fellow (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Q&A: Penelope Muse Abernathy on how community newspapers can face the digital transition (Nieman Journalism Lab)

Photojournalist Paola Gianturco wants to spread the stories of the subjects of her photographs (VIDEO) (Women’s eNews)

Call for Proposals: Alexia Foundation 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant – See more at: http://mediastorm.com/blog/2014/04/04/call-for-proposals-alexia-foundation-2014-womens-initiative-grant/#sthash.fW8ULB29.dpufCall
Call for Proposals: Alexia Foundation 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant – See more at: http://mediastorm.com/blog/2014/04/04/call-for-proposals-alexia-foundation-2014-womens-initiative-grant/#sthash.fW8ULB29.dpuf
Call for Proposals: Alexia Foundation 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant – See more at: http://mediastorm.com/blog/2014/04/04/call-for-proposals-alexia-foundation-2014-womens-initiative-grant/#sthash.fW8ULB29.dpuf

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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