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
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Jill Abramson ‘Ouster’: Special Edition Reading List

The Gender Report traditionally provides a weekly round-up of links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Much electronic ink has been spilled this week over the firing of Jill Abramson, the first female executive editor of the New York Times. The dust has yet to settle on the controversies that surround what happened. Rather than add to what has already been said, we’ve compiled a reading list of just some of what has been written. 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. See this week’s general reading list here.

From the New York Times

Times Ousts Jill Abramson as Executive Editor, Elevating Dean Baquet (New York Times)

What Might Leadership Change Mean for Times Readers? (by Margaret Sullivan – New York Times Public Editor)

After Criticism, Times Publisher Details Decision to Oust Top Editor (New York Times)

Seeking Answers

Jill Abramson ousted from New York Times (Politico)

Why Jill Abramson Was Fired (New Yorker)

Was Jill Abramson Fired After Complaining About Pay Discrimination? (Huffington Post)

New York Times Defends Editor’s Sudden Firing, Blaming Her ‘Arbitrary Decision-Making’ (Mashable)

Responses and Commentary

How an historic moment in the news business is undercut by race and gender politics (All Digitocracy)

I Sort of Hope We Find Out That Jill Abramson Was Robbing the Cash Register: Trying to explain a singularly humiliating firing (New Republic)

The Prettiest Girl at the Party: Jill Abramson and the New York Times (Medium)

‘Brilliant,’ ‘respected’ and ‘uniquely powerful’: Some different words about Jill Abramson (Poynter)

To Young Women at the New York Times, Jill Abramson Was Everything  (XX Factor)

Reflections on ‘Editing While Female’

Editing While Female: Field notes from one of journalism’s most dangerous jobs (by Susan Glasser in Politico Magazine)

Jill Abramson Will Never Know Why She Got Fired (by Ann Friedman for NY Mag)

Dear Jill: From One Pushy Media Dame to Another (by Kara Swisher in Re/code)

Examining the State of Women in Journalism

Boys on the bus are back (Politico)

Here’s What Female And Male Journalists Actually Make (Buzzfeed)

With Jill Abramson’s NY Times Ouster, None Of The Ten Largest Papers Are Led By Women (MMFA)

As Jill Abramson exits the NY Times, a look at how women are faring in newsrooms (Pew Research Center)

There have been many more articles written (and are sure to be many more in the near future). Feel free to share others in the comment section below or by emailing genderreport[at]gmail.com.

Women in journalism: Reading list for 10/13/2013

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

Why Don’t Women Harassed Online Call the Cops? Read This. (XX Factor)

Tech’s Gender Problem in One Chart (Gawker)

Women on the Front Lines and Behind the Lens (Lens Blog)

Essence: Black women still poorly depicted in media (She the People)

Women bloggers face triumph & threats as they speak up on global corruption (Women News Network)

Q&A with Marguerite Sullivan: Why Citizen Journalism Makes Media Literacy Crucial (PBS MediaShift)

Rachel Sklar Emphasizes That Diversity, Inclusiveness Are Good for Business (Ad Week)

Q&A: NYT Public Editor, Margaret Sullivan (ReportHers)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 9/1/2013

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

A New DIY Movement: #SmartFeministsofTwitter (Ms. Magazine)

6 Insidious Ways Social Media Can Be Used to Silence Women (Policy Mic)

The War Over Free Speech, Harassment, and Trolls Hits Another Social-Media Site (Mother Jones)

A Show of Strength by Middle Eastern Women Photographers (Lens Blog)

Female Journalists Sitting On Floor In Iran An Illustration Of Gender Inequality? (Huffington Post)

12 Minutes of Freedom in 460 Days of Captivity (New York Times Magazine) Amanda Lindhout tells the story of her kidnapping

For Two Female News Anchors, Morning Has Spoken (New York Times) On Gayle King and Mika Brzezinski

Why Bustle Is Great News for Women (XX Factor)

A Year in the Life of a Watchdog (by Margaret Sullivan, New York Times Public Editor)

The Associated Press’s Kathleen Carroll: “You can have it all if you define what it is you want” (Nieman Reports)

A Q&A with the Guardian’s Southeast Asia correspondent Kate Hodal, on her move from freelancing to her current role (Journalism.co.uk)

Q&A: NYT Magazine Writer, Maggie Jones (ReportHers)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 7/22/2012

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

Buffalo News editor Margaret M. Sullivan to be next New York Times public editor (Poynter) (For more links on Sullivan’s appointment, see our related post here)

Presidential Debates Respond to Campaign for Women Moderators (The Nation)

Howard Kurtz Doesn’t Understand Sexism — Or The Marissa Mayer Phenomenon (The Jane Dough)

World Pulse: The Future Voices of Women Leaders (Women in the World)

The War on ‘Teen Vogue’: Young Readers Escalate Campaign for More ‘Real Girls’ (Women in the World)

Parody: Balancing Home, Hair, and High Aspirations (Name it Change it)

Unleashing the power of real girls (by Katrina vanden Heuvel)

Sports journalist Jessica Ghawi dies in Colorado theater shooting (Poynter)

Laura Evans leaves Washington Post for Dow Jones (Poynter)

Women Behind the News: Bloomberg News Managing Editor Adriana Arai (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Yahoo! creates new editors-in-chief for news, finance (Capital New York) Hillary Frey named editor-in-chief of Yahoo! News

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