Women in journalism: Reading list for 5/18/2014

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, media and technology during the past week, 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 week’s round-ups here.

Reading List

Times Ousts Jill Abramson as Executive Editor, Elevating Dean Baquet (New York Times). With so many articles being written about this, we’ve compiled a separate reading list, which can be accessed here.

RIP Camille Lepage, French photojournalist killed in Central African Republic (Washington Post)

Bearing Witness, Losing Her Life: On the passing of Camille Lepage (Lens Blog)

2014 Courage in Journalism Awards (International Women’s Media Foundation)

This Fall, TV Looks Much More Diverse: Now Don’t Screw It Up (NPR)

The Real Story About the Wrong Photos in #BringBackOurGirls (Lens Blog)

Obits reflect bias ‘of our forebears,’ NYT editor says (Poynter)

No Cannes Do – The Status of Women Directors at Cannes Over the Last Decade (Women and Hollywood)

Le Monde editor Natalie Nougayrède quits after power struggle with top staff (Guardian)

So-called women’s issues (Ann Friedman)

Still Talking About It: ‘Where Are the Women?’ (NYT Public Editor)

NPR Pays Tribute to Pioneering Female Journalist Nellie Bly (Fishbowl NY)

Micheline Maynard to lead National Center for Business Journalism at ASU (Poynter)

Katherine Goldstein is the new editor of Vanity Fair’s website (Poynter)

Judith Cummings, Chief of a Bureau for The Times, Dies at 68 (New York Times)

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 4/27/2014

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, media and technology during the past week, 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 week’s round-ups here.

Reading List

Where the Women Are: Measuring Female Leadership in the New Journalism Ecology (Meg Heckman)

Opinion: The Media Has a Woman Problem (New York Times)

Russian Politician Bullies Female Journalists (VIDEO) (The World Post)

Female in Gaza (New York Times)

3 Pitfalls To Avoid When Talking About Race (NPR)

Imagining a misogyny-free internet (GenderIT.org)

Journalism’s hiring transparency problem (Columbia Journalism Review)

Journalism’s hiring transparency problem

FBomb Joins Women’s Media Center (WMC)

Cosmopolitan.com hires Jill Filipovic, burnishes feminist cred (Capital New York)

Jill Abramson on Leaning In, Leadership & Legacy (Gotham Mag)

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
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.dpuf
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.dpuf

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 1/12/2014

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

Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet (by Amanda Hess) Related: When Misogynist Trolls Make Journalism Miserable for Women (The Atlantic) and Let’s Be Real: Online Harassment Isn’t ‘Virtual’ For Women (Talking Points Memo)

A Man Is Facing Jail for Harassing Women Online, and It’s a Big Deal (Jezebel)

Tech women are busy building their own networks (Washington Post)

One woman in list of top Twitter influencers over 50 (Telegraph)

TV presenter sacked for swearing at studio colleague live on air after he called her a ‘f****** big w****’ through her earpiece (Daily Mail)

In the media, a CEO remains a lady first (The Globe and Mail)

Only Two of the 100 Top-Grossing Movies of the Year Were Directed by Women (The Mary Sue)

The Times, From the Top: Looking Ahead (by Margaret Sullivan) On Jill Abramson

Sasheer Zamata Joins ‘Saturday Night Live’ As New Cast Member (Deadline)

Written Off: Jennifer Weiner’s quest for literary respect (The New Yorker)

Kathryn ‘Kitty’ Broman, TV pioneer, dies at age 97 in Longmeadow (Mass Live)

Katharine Whitehorn: I think I’ve earned a gong this time (The Guardian)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 8/25/2013

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 there’s no female Nate Silver (Salon)

Men, women, and media empire-building (by Ann Friedman)

The women’s pages: The upsides and downsides of starting your career in gender-specific digital media (Columbia Journalism Review) Also by Ann Friedman

Police say female photographer, 23, gang-raped in Mumbai (CNN)

The IWMF Launches Global Survey On Dangers For Women In News (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Editor Tries to Mansplain Gender Disparity, Fails Miserably (The Atlantic Wire)

Marissa Mayer and Sheryl Sandberg aren’t the only fierce women in tech (Venture Beat)

Can These Students Fix Wikipedia’s Lady Problem? (Mother Jones)

Women Contributors Still Face Hurdles at Wikipedia (WSJ)

How two young journalists are highlighting longform journalism written by women (Poynter)

Young female journalists: here’s your opportunity to shine (The Telegraph)

The 100 Best Websites For Women, 2013 (Forbes)

Q&A: Aerogram Founder, Lakshmi Gandhi (ReportHers)

A Q&A With Jill Abramson: The Times’ top editor on mean bosses, liberal biases, and the demise of the Washington Post (New Republic)

Lauren Ashburn Joins Fox News (Huffington Post)

Why is Chrystia Freeland leaving journalism to run for office? (Washington Post)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 8/4/2013

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*

In many college newsrooms, women hold top leadership roles (Poynter)

Are the challenges faced by women journalists changing for the better? (Chicago Reader)

Misogyny Trips Twitter; Will It Reverse Silicon Valley Sexism? (Huffington Post)

Tech Weekly Podcast: Violence against women in the digital realm (The Guardian)

-Pakistan: Women in journalism: Harassed at work  (The Express Tribune)

In Costa Rica, women working with technology in journalism learn how to thrive (International Center for Journalists)

Changing the conversation about women’s bodies (CNN) On the new Interrupt magazine

CNN Had Four Women Discuss Something Other Than Weddings & Babies (Jezebel)

Site counts male, female bylines in New York Times (Poynter)

Woman Falls 17 Stories to Her Death; AP Implies She Deserved It (XX Factor)

Gender Ratios of 65th Emmy Nominees Favor Men (Women’s Media Center)

Report: Female reporters advised to have escort for interviewing Filner as third accuser comes forward (Hot Air)

Good Jill, Bad Jill: Executive Editor Jill Abramson, Queen of The New York Times (Newsweek)

Q&A: Ruby Cramer, political reporter at BuzzFeed (Columbia Journalism Review)

Q&A: Education Reporter, Regina Medina (ReportHers)

CNN Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jill Dougherty Leaving The Channel After 30 Years (TV Newser)

Amy Powell to Run Paramount’s TV Division (The Wrap)

*Note: Due to travel, this week’s (slightly delayed) list contains noteworthy links from the past two weeks. No Reading List was posted for the week of 7/28/2013.

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