Women in journalism: Reading list for 1/5/2014

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*

10 ways women are criminalized for being brutalized—as seen in a single story (Women Under Siege)

The 24 Pieces That Should Be Required Reading For Women From 2013 (HuffPost Women)

Stoking Fire: How News Outlets, Prosecutors Minimize Sexual Violence With Language (Truthout)

4 Women Journalists Defying the Odds in Mexico City (Global Voices)

In Qatar, local women approach broadcast journalism tentatively (Doha News)

Arab Journalists Training and Reporting Women (Arab Women Media Watch Centre)

Magazine apologises for rape headline (The Copenhagen Post)

The Big O: Remembering 2013’s Top Female Film Moments (Women and Hollywood)

Women’s eNews Announces 21 Leaders for 21st Century 2014 (Women’s eNews)

Journalists — Of Color! — To Watch In 2014 (NPR)

Islamic World Through Women’s Eyes: Mideast Photography at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (New York Times)

Meet The Inspiring Woman Breaking News About Syria As She Reinvents Digital Journalism (Fast Company) On Lara Setrakian

Liz Jackson reveals what she’s learnt about journalism over 27 years (ABC News Back Story)

Vivian Maier and the Hidden History of Women’s Photography (Big Think)

Seattle’s Lindy West Brings Women’s Issues to Light Online (Seattle Magazine)

Bloomberg’s Susan Goldberg Leaving For National Geographic (HuffPost Media)

Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher Launch Tech News Site ‘Re/code’ (Mashable)

Q&A: NYT Correspondent, Jodi Kantor (ReportHers)

*Note: Due to the holiday, this week’s list contains noteworthy links from the past two weeks. No Reading List was posted for the week of 12/29/2013.

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 12/8/2013

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

Almost two-thirds of women journalists have experienced abuse and harassment – INSI/IWMF global survey (International News Safety Institute)

Global research project investigates violence against women journalists (International Women’s Media Foundation)

For many women journalists, workplaces are dangerous, study says (Poynter)

Most Female Journalists Have Been Threatened, Assaulted, or Harassed at Work. Here’s Why We Don’t Talk About It. (XX Factor)

-VIDEO: How the Media Failed Women in 2013 (Represent Project)

Women of Vision: An intimate view of the world through the eyes of 11 female photographers (PBS News Hour Art Beat)

The Woman in the Breast Cancer Photo Responds to Times Readers (New York Times Public Editor)

Africa: Women Demand Access to New Technologies and Decision-Making (AllAfrica)

Why Newsrooms Need More Women in Technology Roles (PBS MediaShift)

5 Ways Female Filmmakers Will Revolutionize Hollywood (PolicyMic)

Disney has some new heroines: Female directors (The Independent)

The women of Fleet Street are about to claim their place at journalism’s top table. It’s about time, too (The Independent)

Twitter Appoints Marjorie Scardino as First Female Board Member (New York Times Bits Blog)

Her ‘Time’ (Capital New York) On Nancy Gibbs

Carolyn Ryan Aims To ‘Unleash’ The New York Times Washington Bureau (Huffington Post)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 11/10/2013

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 and the Internet: Part One: Online and offline violence towards women (Medium)

Women’s issues in Arab media: finding a place, finding the words (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

Swedish cinemas take aim at gender bias with Bechdel test rating (The Guardian)

It’s a Man’s Phone: My female hands meant I couldn’t use my Google Nexus to document tear gas misuse (Medium)

The gender ratio at many literary publications is shameful. But on Twitter, some of the most widely read critics are women (by Anna Holmes)

Writing as Woman’s Work: The devaluation of “content” is bad for readers and for democracy (The Nation)

Inside Iran: A Female Journalist Tells Her Story (ABC News) On Farideh Khoosha

Capturing the truth in photojournalism one woman stands out (Women News Network) On Svetlana Bachevanova

On Being a Woman Photographer With Maggie Steber and Lynn Johnson (National Geographic)

Sara Lewkowicz Wins College Photographer Of The Year (NPPA)

Katherine Boo, investigative journalist, and Gail Collins, Op-Ed columnist, join Pulitzer Prize Board (Columbia News)

Q&A: WNYC Contributing Editor, Beth Fertig (ReportHers)

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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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