Women in journalism: Reading list 4/7/2013

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

National Magazine Award: Year of the Woman (Finally) (Mother Jones)

Awful New York Times Obit for Rocket Scientist Rhapsodizes About Her Beef Stroganoff (Jezebel)

To avoid sexism, follow AP style: The New York Times would have dodged a headache in its Yvonne Brill obituary (Columbia Journalism Review)

Imprisoned Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu threatened with solitary confinement; denied urgently needed medical care (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Quotas get results: A chat with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes on tapping sources more diverse than the usual pool of white dudes (Columbia Journalism Review)

Race for the Prize: On Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland (Los Angeles Review of Books)

9 Real-Life Lessons Learned From Chick-Flick Journalists (Refinery 29)

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