Women in journalism: Reading list for 10/27/2014

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

We’re playing catch up on a bit more than a month’s worth of links. Here are some of the highlights. Find more and stay up to date: Follow @GenderReport on Twitter.

On media and journalism

The Rise (and Fall) of Female Editors (MediaShift)

‘Uppity’ Women in a Man’s World: Zimbabwean Women Fight to Make Their Mark in the Media (TruthDig)

Top Journalists Speak Out On Lack Of Female Editors (Media Matters)

“She’s not ducking a fight”: How Margaret Sullivan transformed the role of the NYT public editor (Salon)

How Journalism Schools Can Address the Gender Gap (MediaShift)

In Coverage of N.F.L. Scandals, Female Voices Puncture the Din (New York Times)

These Female Photographers Are Telling Women’s Stories From Across The Globe (Huffington Post)

Women, old, and disabled still under-represented on TV, says diversity study (Guardian)

20 Facts Everyone Should Know About Gender Bias in Movies (Huffington Post)

For Most Women in Film, Their Roles Are Silent (New York Times)

Women Are Vastly Underrepresented in On-Screen Workforce, Study Finds (Mashable)

The Stagnation of Opportunity for Women on TV (Forbes)

Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman,” New York Times (Slate)

Gender Genre (New York Times)

Why Children’s Cartoons Have a Sexism Problem (Huffington Post)

The Entrepreneur On A Mission To Change Women’s Media (Fast Company) On Claudia Chan

Dodai Stewart leaves Jezebel for Fusion (Capital New York)

Susan Glasser Named Editor of Politico (Adweek)

Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists (IWMF)

Rutgers to Endow Chair Named for Gloria Steinem (New York Times)

Gender has been an advantage for most of my career (Steve Buttry)

On technology

Why women leave tech: It’s the culture, not because ‘math is hard’ (Fortune)

Episode 576: When Women Stopped Coding (NPR’s Planet Money)

Microsoft CEO Backtracks On Suggestion That Women Shouldn’t Ask For Raises (NPR)

Inspired Women Will Open Up Geek Culture (New York Times: Room for Debate)

On online harassment

The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women (The Atlantic)

‘Gamergate’: Feminist video game critic Anita Sarkeesian cancels Utah lecture after threat (Washington Post)

How dangerous is harassment in 140 characters? (Melissa Harris-Perry)

Pew: Women Suffering Online Harassment Worse Than Men (MediaShift)

The Unbelievable Harassment Black Women Face Daily on Twitter (AlterNet)

Shamed, Flamed, Harassed: What It’s Like To Be Called Fat Online (New York Times)

Why the Trolls Will Always Win (Wired)

Social Justice Warriors and the New Culture War (boingboing)

This Is What It’s Like To Be A Woman Online (Huffington Post)

What have you been reading? Share in the comments below. We also encourage readers to submit suggestions of articles to include in future editions of this feature by sending an email to genderreport[at]gmail.com.

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.dpufWe encourage readers to submit suggestions of articles to include in future editions of this feature by sending an email to genderreport[at]gmail.com.

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