Women in journalism: Reading list for 12/22/2013

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

What’s Wrong With Twitter Feminism? A piece about feminism on the social network sparked outrage. (The Root)

Can TV Roles Lead to Female Harassment? (Psych Central)

2013 Was a Huge Win For Women in Television (PolicyMic)

The Two Most Inexplicable Examples of Video Game Community Harassment This Week (The Mary Sue)

COLUMN: Stereotypes still exist against women across sports landscape (ABC 7 – WJLA)

In India, Fewer Than Three Percent of Journalists are Women (Bitch Media)

Liberia Female Journalists Group Threatens Boycott Over All-Male Leadership (allAfrica)

BBC must put more women on air ‘as matter of urgency’, says trust (The Guardian)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 11/24/2013

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

Journalists can help curb gender-based violence (Committee to Protect Journalists)

Newsmagazine’s Handling of Sex Harassment Complaint Draws Criticism (New York Times)

Wonder Women Show Might at ‘Indie’ Hyperlocal Sites (Street Fight)

An Uptick in the Hiring of Women for Tech Jobs (Bits Blog)

Majority of Snapchat users are women, its CEO says (CNET)

Woman’s 35 years of TV news tapes bound for preservation (Poynter)

Google looks to empower women in India, launches ‘Help get women online’ initiative (DNA)

What It’s Like To Start A Digital Mag On Global Women’s Issues (10,000 Words)

Self-Confidence, Maternity Leave And Page 3: Top Female Journalists Discuss Issues Surrounding Women In Media (Huffington Post)

Liz Spayd named editor-in-chief of ‘CJR’ (Capital New York)

BuzzFeed creates unique media beat (CNN)

Buzzfeed to name Jina Moore international women’s rights correspondent (Capital New York)

Mills to chair Women in Journalism (The Guardian)

Katie Couric Deal to Become Yahoo’s “Global News Anchor” Set to Be Announced Monday (All Things D)

Q&A: Rookie Mag Editor, Anaheed Alani (ReportHers)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 9/8/2013

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

10 Women to Watch (Editor & Publisher)

Software seeks to measure women’s participation in journalism (Poynter)

Girls Tweeting (Not Twerking) Their Way to Power (New York Times)

Why Female Journalists in India Still Can’t Have It All (India Ink, New York Times)

“Escape from Taliban” author Sushmita Banerjee shot dead in Afghanistan (Reuters)

More Women Were Working In TV During 2012-13 Season Than Ever Before: Study (Deadline)

How Do Women and Men Use Social Media Differently? [INFOGRAPHIC] (Social Media Today)

First female ‘Life’ editor Judith Glassman Daniels dies at 74 (Entertainment Weekly)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 6/30/2013

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

Video Volunteers’ Female Reporters Bring New Voices to Rural India (MediaShift Idea Lab)

Media coverage of appearance hurts women candidates; People who challenge need to show data (Name It. Change It)

-“Very uncool: running a story about ultimate fearless champion Wendy Davis that leads with her “petite” demeanor in “pink running shoes.” Very cool: those pink running shoes.” (Jezebel)

Wendy Davis’ filibuster was important, but not as important as her shoes (Name It. Change It.)

Women at the forefront of investigative journalism in Mexico (Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas)

21 Examples of ‘Serious Journalism’ From Women’s Magazines and Websites (The Atlantic)

Are Women’s Mags Serious Journalism? (HuffPost Live)

BBC journalist received ‘threatening’ tweets from Turkish mayor (The Guardian)

NPR names Tracy Wahl executive producer of ‘Morning Edition’ (Poynter)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 5/19/2013

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

Working Women On Television: A Mixed Bag At Best (NPR)

Do you think about gender on Twitter? (Twee-Q)

Open Gender Tracker analyses gender balance in the media (Journalism.co.uk)

Where have all the women gone in movies? (LA Times)

Marissa Mayer’s Widower Debuts on Philanthropic Stage (Flip the News) – The Laurene Jobs story recast as a Zach Bogue story.

Sports Illustrated Loves Models. Female Athletes? Not So Much (Jezebel)

Why are Indian women being attacked on social media? (BBC News India)

NPR Describes Senator Gillibrand as “petite, blond and perky” (Miss Representation)

Shameful: Washington Times Column Blames Female Service Members for Assault, Calls Them Liars (Huffington Post)

No, You Cannot Substitute ‘Sex’ For ‘Rape’ (Think Progress)

Once Again, Media Asks Wrong Questions and Blames Victims (Ms. Magazine)

REPORT: Diversity On Evening Cable News In 13 Charts (Media Matters)

Walters to Announce 2014 Retirement on ‘The View’ (New York Times)

Why We’ll Miss Glass Ceiling-Breaker Barbara Walters (KQED)

Seth Meyers to replace Jimmy Fallon as late-night white-guy beat goes on (She the People)

Still Shooting After the End of War (NYTimes Lens Blog) On Stacy Pearsall

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