Women in journalism: Reading list for 9/14/2014

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

On Journalism:

Where Are the Women? Why we need more female newsroom leaders (Nieman Reports)

Why Disruptors Are Always White Guys (New York Mag)

Hacker destroys International Women’s Media Foundation website (OneWorld News)

Jezebel staffers wanted to ‘light a fire under management’s collective ass’ (Poynter)

Doing feminist journalism is hard. It’s time publishers invested in protecting their staff. (Washington Post)

Why I’ve Stopped Reading Twitter Mentions (Slate)

Giving female journalists a voice in developing nations: Zubeida Mustafa helps illuminate the lives of women in Pakistan (Columbia Journalism Review)

Why Don’t African Women Write Their Stories? (The WIP)

Women’s eNews crowdfunds project on domestic abuse (Journalism.co.uk)

Best of Q: Is sports journalism a man’s game? (CBC Radio)

On Technology

Closing the High-Tech Gender Gap (MIT Technology Review)

Managers Tell Women in Tech They Are “Abrasive” and Need to “Step Back” to “Let Others Shine” (Slate)

Startup that places women in tech jobs plans journalism vertical (Poynter)

Network wants to see more women in tech startups (DW)

Building women media entrepreneurs (The Media Online)

For Facebook, access to women’s rights information is a basic one (Fortune)

What If Men Weren’t Allowed on Facebook? On Women.com (Slate)

On Film/TV

From Now On, Women Save the World: Hollywood Has Realized That Movies Starring Women Can Make Money (New York Times)

Flipping the Script: Female directors (New York Times Style Magazine)

#AskHerMore Calls Out The Questions We Wish Reporters Would Ask Women at the Emmys (Mic)

Interviews and features

Digital divas: Meet our women media leaders of tomorrow (The media online)

The 60-second interview: Elizabeth Spiers, editorial director, Flavorwire (Capital New York)

Former New York Times Editor Jill Abramson on the Paper’s Future (Re/code)

Research chat: Sarah Cohen of the New York Times on the state of data journalism and what reporters need to know (Journalist’s Resource)

BuzzFeed’s Founding Editor Peggy Wang: On Japanese Snacks And The Future Of Digital Media (The New Potato)

Women In Tech: Nicola Hughes & Data Driven Journalism (Orbis)

Women on the move

Katharine Weymouth leaves Washington Post (Poynter)

Timeline of Katharine Weymouth and The Washington Post (Poynter)

‘Good Morning America’ Anchor Robin Roberts Launches Production Company (Variety)

Maureen Dowd joins N.Y.T. Magazine ahead of ‘major redesign’ (Capital New York)

Emily Bazelon leaves Slate for New York Times Magazine (JimRomenesko.com)

Diane Sawyer Signs Off ‘World News:’ ‘I’ll See You Right Back Here on ABC News, Very Soon’ (TV Newser)

Bloomberg Politics taps Jeanne Cummings in D.C. (Politico)

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

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Women in journalism: Reading list 2/3/2013

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, News, and the Internet: (Almost) Everything We Know (by J. Nathan Matias)

Covering rape responsibly (Women Under Siege)

Germany in Uproar over Political Profile that Calls Out Sexism (Bitch Magazine)

Reel Girl’s Gallery of Girls Gone Missing From Children’s Movies in 2013 (Reel Girl)

Women Shooting on the Front Lines: Lynsey Addario’s Photographs of Women in Combat (New York Times’ Lens Blog)

How bad is sexism in newsrooms? (Daily Life)

IWMF names new Executive Director, new Board Members (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Jessica Lustig named Village Voice deputy editor (JimRomenesko.com)

Elizabeth Spiers Now Editorial Director at Flavorpill.com (New York Observer)

CNN may replace Soledad O’Brien’s ‘Starting Point’ with new morning show (Poynter)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 11/18/2012

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

The media’s woman blaming (Columbia Journalism Review)

Can Paula Broadwell Reclaim Her Story? (Ms Magazine)

Everything You Need to Know About the Media’s Coverage of the Petraeus Sex Scandal (Hint: It’s Sexist) (Bitch Media)

Petraeus Affair Perpetuates Stereotype of Female Journalists (Daily Beast)

Women’s Groups Press BBC on Savile Sex Scandal (Women’s eNews)

Nancy Pelosi Fires Back at Luke Russert’s Ageist and Sexist Question (BlogHer)

Business Insider Wonders: Are Women Too Lazy to Succeed at Goldman Sachs? (Gawker)

Businessweek ranks schools on girls’ hotness (Daily Dot)

GLAAD: Cincinnati Fox news anchor on Facebook called Rachel Maddow an ‘angry young man’ (Miami Herald)

Virginia Moseley Leaves ABC After 18 Years, Joins CNN as VP/Deputy Bureau Chief in Washington (TV Newser)

Geneva Overholser to leave post at Annenberg School of Journalism (Poynter)

Pulitzer Prize winner Sara Ganim leaves Patriot-News to join CNN (Poynter)

How Elizabeth Spiers got Mediabistro noticed – then failed to profit from its sale (JimRomenesko.com)

Tuesday Q&A: Tumblr editor Jessica Bennett on new platforms for news and the rise of the GIF (Nieman Journalism Lab)

Call for Applications: 2013 Women Entrepreneurs in the Digital News Frontier Grant Program (International Women’s Media Foundation)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 8/26/2012

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

Every Woman’s Story Counts — Including Yours (Huffington Post)

Minority employment up in TV and radio, widening gap with print (Poynter)

Women’s Media Center To Launch Live Talk Radio Show (Women’s Media Center)

Abramson 5th on Forbes ‘Power Women’ list (Politico)

Japanese Journalist’s Final Report From Syria Is Released After Her Death (NY Times The Lede) On the passing of Mika Yamamoto

Photographing Violence Against Women, Even in Norway (NY Times Lens Blog)

Angelina Jolie gave NBC an Ann Curry ultimatum? (SheKnows)

Megan Garvey named assistant managing editor, digital (LA Times)

In internet time, two months = nearly eight years (by Staci Kramer at paidContent)

Spiers’ last issue of ‘The New York Observer’ (Capital New York)

Ex-NPR Hill reporter: Lied to daily (Politico) On Andrea Seabrook

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Women in journalism: Reading list 8/5/2012

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

Security turns away high schoolers petitioning for female debate moderators (Poynter)

Presidential debates honcho: ‘Very hard to find’ good moderators (Poynter) Follow-up to above

The Olympics’s women coverage (Columbia Journalism Review)

Women Are Dominating Social-Media Conversation About the Olympics (Ad Age)

NPR launching new diversity initiative with $1.5 million from CPB (Poynter)

Work/life trend pieces and when journalistic heroes fall, literally (Columbia Journalism Review)

Missing the ‘Big Story’–on Purpose (Women’s Media Center)

What Do You Ladies Know How to Do? (Jezebel)

Three Anonymous Spouses Shaped 20th Century Media (Women’s eNews)

Mexico must investigate threat against Lydia Cacho (Committee to Protect Journalists)

Cameroonian Journalist Continues Work in U.S., Provides News for “Abandoned” Areas of Cameroon (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Changes at The New York Observer (New York Observer) Editor-in-chief and editorial director Elizabeth Spiers leaving to start her own company

New Yahoo News editor-in-chief Hillary Frey: ‘I’m always looking for a great story’ (Poynter)

Pulitzer winner Sara Ganim explains how she develops sources, gets them to open up (Poynter)

The Oracle of Girl World (New York Times) On Tavi Gevinson

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