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
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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 5/5/2013

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

‘Forbidden Voices’: Female bloggers fight for freedom of speech (CNN)

’100 Percent Men’ Tumblr highlights gender gap in media, tech, politics (Poynter)

2013 National Magazine Awards widen scope, and women win (Poynter)

The International Women’s Media Foundation announces its 2013 Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Award winners (IWMF)

‘See you on the other side’: Meet Jessica Lum, a terminally ill 25-year-old who chose to spend what little time she had practicing journalism (Columbia Journalism Review)

WMC Announces A Celebration of the Life of Mary Thom (Women’s Media Center)

She Works: The Only Woman in the Room (NPR) On Nina Totenberg, NPR’s legal affairs correspondent

Hollywood’s utter failure to accurately portray female journalists (The Week)

Sarah Stierch Emerges as Wikipedia’s ‘Go-To Woman’ (Women’s eNews)

Carolyn Ryan is named New York Times political editor (JimRomenesko.com)

Jennifer Forsyth is named Wall Street Journal US editor (JimRomenesko.com)

The Pulitizer-Prize Winner As a Young Feminist (Ms. Blog) On Quiara Alegria Hudes

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Women in journalism: Reading list 3/24/2013

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

President Obama: Nominate a Woman to Replace Outgoing FCC Chair (Women’s Media Center)

Huffington Post’s front page gender breakdown for March 21, 2013 (Women in the News)

Esquire editor says photos of women are like ‘pictures of cool cars’ (Poynter)

BBC to hold Expert Women’s Days in Salford, Glasgow and Cardiff (Guardian)

Why The Opt-Out Story Won’t Die (BuzzFeed)

How The Media Took Sides In The Steubenville Rape Case (Think Progress)

Rachel Sklar: The Firing Of Adria Richards Looks Like Kneejerk Appeasement To The Troll Armies (Business Insider)

How Social Media Can Become Our New Rape Whistle (The Cut)

When the Good Girls Revolted — A Story of Newsweek (HuffPost Women)

Attacks on Women Journalists the Focus of UN Panel (Dart Blog)

9-Year-Old Girl Raises $15,000 to Make Video Game (Mashable)

Allyson Bird explains further ‘why I left the news’ (Poynter)

Mail on Sunday appoints Fleet Street’s first female sports editor, Alison Kervin (Guardian)

Deborah Solomon quits Bloomberg View and returns to Wall Street Journal (JimRomenesko.com)

Margaret Sullivan, an Ombud Who Cares (The Nation)

Women Behind the News: Bloomberg News’ Vietnam bureau chief K. Oanh Ha (International Women’s Media Foundation)

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