Women in journalism: Reading list for 8/10/2014

The Gender Report provides a regular round-up of links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links below are to recent noteworthy articles on topics related to women in journalism, media and technology, 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 round-ups here.

Reading List

8 Trailblazing Women Journalists You Have Probably Never Heard Of (BuzzFeed – IWMF)

Women News Managers Reflect on Leadership Styles in a Changing Industry (American Journalism Review)

Op-Ed: All the News Fit for White Men: Why Journalism is Failing America (The Feminist Wire)

ASNE releases 2014 newsroom census results: Minoritites in newsrooms increase; 63 percent of newspapers have at least one woman among top-three editors (American Society of News Editors) Women were 37.2% of journalists overall

Iran is world’s leading jailer of female journalists and netizens (Reporters without Borders)

Truthdig Gives Women in War Zones a Global Voice (The Freelancer)

For women on the Internet, it doesn’t get better (Daily Dot)

Twitter Admits It Hires Too Many White And Asian Men (HuffPost Tech)

Women, minorities make newsroom gains: Numbers approach record levels (Radio Television Digital News Association)

Who Gets to Speak on Cable News?: The identity of the whitest, malest show we found may surprise you (FAIR Extra!)

Pushing for parity: Women not always allowed to participate (Radio Television Digital News Association)

What it’s really like to be a woman at a tech conference (Quartz)

TV’s First All-Female Sports Talk Show Is Coming This Fall (Mashable)

What does diversity look like? On TV this fall, we will find out (Washington Post)

Game of Thrones To Return For Season 5 With All Male Writers, Directors (The Mary Sue)

Feminist Times ‘put on ice’ after failure of crowdfunding (Guardian)

Jill Abramson: “I’m Not Ashamed of Getting Fired” (Cosmopolitan)

Kara Swisher Is Silicon Valley’s Most Feared and Well-Liked Journalist. How Does That Work? (New York Magazine)

(Video) Kara Swisher On The Next Internet (BlogHer)

Julia Turner Is Named Editor in Chief of Slate (New York Times)

Margaret Low Smith leaves NPR for The Atlantic (Poynter)

Gawker hires NYT’s Leah Finnegan, who ‘hates the right people’ (Poynter)

Margot Adler, An NPR Journalist For Three Decades, Dies (NPR)

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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