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.
–Journalist Mayada Ashraf shot dead covering clashes in Egypt (Committee to Protect Journalists)
–Women were digital media pioneers, but there’s still a gender gap there (Columbia Journalism Review)
–Diversity–or lack thereof–in journalism startups, cont. (Columbia Journalism Review)
–A Very Serious Problem With Very Serious Journalism (The Nation)
–Launch Of Egyptian Women And The Media Forum (AWID)
–Mind the digital gender gap: Empowering women online (Women Under Siege)
–Women, Men & Food Criticism: Why the Disparity? (LA Weekly)
-‘Law And Order’s Mariska Hargitay Teams Up With Amy Poehler And Other Celebrities To Fight Rape Culture (ThinkProgress)
–As N.C.A.A. Basketball Dominates Times Sports Section, What About the Women’s Game? (NYT Public Editor)
–White guys still don’t get it: This is the real reason they dominate TV (Salon)
–How Did I, a Woman, End Up in Women’s Media? (by Jessica Grose)
*Note: Due to travel, this week’s list contains noteworthy links from the past two weeks. No Reading List was posted for the week of 3/23/2013.
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