Women in journalism: Reading list for 12/22/2013

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

What’s Wrong With Twitter Feminism? A piece about feminism on the social network sparked outrage. (The Root)

Can TV Roles Lead to Female Harassment? (Psych Central)

2013 Was a Huge Win For Women in Television (PolicyMic)

The Two Most Inexplicable Examples of Video Game Community Harassment This Week (The Mary Sue)

COLUMN: Stereotypes still exist against women across sports landscape (ABC 7 – WJLA)

In India, Fewer Than Three Percent of Journalists are Women (Bitch Media)

Liberia Female Journalists Group Threatens Boycott Over All-Male Leadership (allAfrica)

BBC must put more women on air ‘as matter of urgency’, says trust (The Guardian)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 10/27/2013

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

Women Who Risk Their Lives For Journalism (HuffPost Live)

How to Write About Rape: Rules for Journalists (The Nation)

Black Girl ‘Geeks’ Want To See More Of Themselves In Comics (NPR)

A world of women: The BBC’s “100 Women” series spotlights global women’s issues (Columbia Journalism Review)

Women On Air But Still Not Calling The Shots On TV (New Matilda)

Twitter hires Vivian Schiller as head of news (Poynter)

Why Can’t I Be You: Jane Pratt (Rookie Mag)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 6/30/2013

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

Video Volunteers’ Female Reporters Bring New Voices to Rural India (MediaShift Idea Lab)

Media coverage of appearance hurts women candidates; People who challenge need to show data (Name It. Change It)

-“Very uncool: running a story about ultimate fearless champion Wendy Davis that leads with her “petite” demeanor in “pink running shoes.” Very cool: those pink running shoes.” (Jezebel)

Wendy Davis’ filibuster was important, but not as important as her shoes (Name It. Change It.)

Women at the forefront of investigative journalism in Mexico (Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas)

21 Examples of ‘Serious Journalism’ From Women’s Magazines and Websites (The Atlantic)

Are Women’s Mags Serious Journalism? (HuffPost Live)

BBC journalist received ‘threatening’ tweets from Turkish mayor (The Guardian)

NPR names Tracy Wahl executive producer of ‘Morning Edition’ (Poynter)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 3/31/2013

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

#EdgyHeadlines Flips Gender; Illustrates Misogyny In Media And Culture (Mediabistro’s All Twitter)

TIME’s list of top Twitter users is basically a boys’ club (by Meg Heckman)

From ‘Californication’ To ‘Veep’ The TV Shows That Hired No Women Or Writers Of Color In 2011-2012 (ThinkProgress)

BBC launches expert women database and YouTube channel (The Telegraph)

Atwood: How things have changed for women in journalism (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Is There Really Room to Debate Whether Women Can Lead? (New York Times)

Why asking & answering readers’ tough questions is helpful when covering rape (Poynter)

Somali women’s rights reporter Rahma Abdulkadir shot dead in Mogadishu (Guardian)

Venezuelan Cartoonist Threatened: Rayma Suprani (AWID)

Ahn Sehong’s captivating black and white photos of “Comfort Women,” Koreans forced into sexual slavery during World War II (New York Times Lens Blog)

Zanele Muholi, South African Photographer, Highlights Lesbians, Transgender Women (Huffington Post)

Introducing the Zubeida Mustafa Award for Journalistic Excellence (International Women’s Media Foundation)

‘Daily News’ steals ‘Post’ transit reporter Jennifer Fermino for its City Hall bureau chief (Capital New York)

Kenya: a public editor learns her value (Columbia Journalism Review)

Tuesday Q&A: Amanda Zamora on participation metrics, deeper engagement, and why ProPublica is heading to Reddit (Nieman Journalism Lab)

And that’s the way it was: March 25, 1934 – Gloria Steinem is born in Toledo, OH (Columbia Journalism Review)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 3/24/2013

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

President Obama: Nominate a Woman to Replace Outgoing FCC Chair (Women’s Media Center)

Huffington Post’s front page gender breakdown for March 21, 2013 (Women in the News)

Esquire editor says photos of women are like ‘pictures of cool cars’ (Poynter)

BBC to hold Expert Women’s Days in Salford, Glasgow and Cardiff (Guardian)

Why The Opt-Out Story Won’t Die (BuzzFeed)

How The Media Took Sides In The Steubenville Rape Case (Think Progress)

Rachel Sklar: The Firing Of Adria Richards Looks Like Kneejerk Appeasement To The Troll Armies (Business Insider)

How Social Media Can Become Our New Rape Whistle (The Cut)

When the Good Girls Revolted — A Story of Newsweek (HuffPost Women)

Attacks on Women Journalists the Focus of UN Panel (Dart Blog)

9-Year-Old Girl Raises $15,000 to Make Video Game (Mashable)

Allyson Bird explains further ‘why I left the news’ (Poynter)

Mail on Sunday appoints Fleet Street’s first female sports editor, Alison Kervin (Guardian)

Deborah Solomon quits Bloomberg View and returns to Wall Street Journal (JimRomenesko.com)

Margaret Sullivan, an Ombud Who Cares (The Nation)

Women Behind the News: Bloomberg News’ Vietnam bureau chief K. Oanh Ha (International Women’s Media Foundation)

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