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.
–Opinion: Why do women still lag in journalism? (by Susan Antilla)
–Moroccan Women in Journalism (Global Girl Media)
–Why was a rape victim’s blog mentioned and quoted from in a story on a rape in Central Park, allowing readers to identify the woman? (Answer from Margaret Sullivan, public editor of The New York Times)
–Women who set world media trends (The Media Reporter)
–A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution (Book by journalist Samar Yazbek)
–Islamist militants seize and rename radio station in Mali (Committee to Project Journalists) Staff ordered to “to replace a female editor, Fatoumata Abdou, with a man”
–A Reaction To The Backlash Against Mindy Kaling (Racialicious)
–Alex Pham leaves Los Angeles Times for a job that gives her more flexibility (JimRomenesko.com)
–Feature writer Sheila McClear leaves the ‘New York Post’ (Capital New York)
–Mexican photojournalist Claudia Guadarrama documents the trauma of migration (Women News Network)
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