Women in journalism: Reading list for 7/13/2014

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 week’s round-ups here.

Reading List

Here’s What Female Journalists Have To Say About Media’s Gender Gap (Huffington Post Media)

Rosie the scribbler: Why women are leading coverage of the war-torn Middle East (Columbia Journalism Review)

Women and minorities still just a whisper among op-ed voices (Poynter)

Rieder: A global platform for bold journalists (USA Today) On Global Voices: Truthdig Women Reporting

Rosie the scribbler

Why women are leading coverage of the war-torn Middle East

– See more at: http://www.cjr.org/reports/rosie_the_scribbler.php#sthash.VKwfVX17.dpuf

Jill Abramson Talks Obama Secrecy and Her New York Times Firing (Daily Beast)

Half of 2014’s movies fail this basic test of sexism (Vox)

Women Make Up Only 26% Of Nominees for 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (Women’s Media Center)

Dear Google Glass, Moms Like Technology Too (Medium)

1,000 Women Were At Google’s Developer’s Conference And They Were Badly Needed (Business Insider)

Reporter’s (Amanda Lindhout) harrowing ordeal as hostage set to become movie (CNN)

Guardian appoints Jane Martinson as head of media (Guardian)

CNN’s social news editor Samantha Barry: Engagement doesn’t have to mean clickbait (Digiday)

Diane Sawyer Leaving ‘ABC World News;’ David Muir Takes Over as Anchor and Managing Editor (TV Newser)

AP’s Kathy Gannon and the late Anja Niedringhaus given National Press Club awards (Poynter)

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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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

We encourage readers to submit suggestions of articles to include in future editions of this feature by sending an email to genderreport[at]gmail.com. For links to articles like these throughout the week, follow @GenderReport on Twitter.

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 4/6/2014

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

Check out the Women's Media Center's new infographic by clicking here.
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AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus killed, reporter Kathy Gannon wounded (AP) (View a round-up of tributes to Niedringhaus here in our related post.)

Divided: The Media Gender Gap [Infographic] (Women’s Media Center)

Exposed: Outrageous Gender Bias Rife in News Industry (AlterNet)

Study: Sun-Times has most bylines by women, NYT fewest (Poynter)

CoverIt Live Feed: Conversations in Journalism 2014 #cij14. (The Columbia Journalism School Women in Journalism) The organization held its first student-organized conference on Saturday, April 5th.

Technology’s Man Problem (New York Times)

The story of women in Afghanistan ‘must be told’ (Poynter)

And Women Shall Lead: Lynsey Addario on the New Face of Afghanistan (TIME)

Hillary Clinton: ‘There Is A Double Standard’ Against Women In The Media (HuffPost Media)

Call for Proposals: Alexia Foundation 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant (MediaStorm)

Enough With the Ageist, Sexist Mom Jokes (XX Factor)

The Things She Carried (New York Times) On the absence of stories about female veterans

Women in radio: Intensifying advocacy on gender equality, women empowerment – See more at: http://news.pia.gov.ph/index.php?article=1501396187683#sthash.01kY4GD7.NZifF7o2.dpuf

Reporter Fired for Checking Email? Serena Markstrom Nugent’s termination from the R-G draws employee protest (Eugene Weekly)

The Dollar-And-Cents Case Against Hollywood’s Exclusion of Women (FiveThirtyEight)

The Continuing Case for Having More Women in Film (Women and Hollywood)

Hey, Saturday Night Live: I’m a Black Woman. Why Did You Turn Me into a Man? (XX Factor)

The Publication That Comes Closest to Gender Parity Among Writers Often Doesn’t Pay (XX Factor)

More Useless Career Advice from Successful Women (XX Factor)

Michele Norris’ ‘Race Card Project’ Is Among Peabody Award Winners (NPR)

The Blind Spot: Samantha Asumadu (Digital Women UK)

Meet the two journalists (Rachel Sklar and Glynnis MacNicol) set on empowering women (New York Post)

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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In Memory: AP Photographer Anja Niedringhaus killed in Afghanistan

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus, 48, died this week after being shot by an Afghan police officer while on assignment for the Associated Press. Reporter Kathy Gannon, 60, was also injured in the attack, according to news reports.

Both women were seasoned journalists who have spent years in the region, according to the Associated Press. They were traveling with election officials in the Khost province of Afghanistan at the time.

Niedringhaus’ career included stints working in various conflict zones for more than 20 years, earning a Pulitzer Price along with a team of AP photographers in 2005 for coverage of the Iraq war as well as a Courage in Journalism Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation.

Here is a round-up of coverage of the attack and tributes to Niedringhaus and her work:

Read a bio of Niedringhaus from the International Women’s Media Foundation here, as well as a 2012 interview with both Niedringhaus and Gannon. Read Niedringhaus’ own reflections on her work from 2012 in this piece from Nieman Report: Common Ground. A book of her work “Anja Niedringhaus: At War” was released in 2012.

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Women in journalism: Reading list 9/9/2012

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’s representation in media: the best data on the subject to date (Guardian Data Blog)

-What’s Changed, and What Hasn’t, Since the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses (XX Factor)

40 Years Later, Newsweek Sex Discrimination Persists (Women’s eNews) An excerpt from “The Good Girls Revolt”

Reporting from the Front Lines of War: Kathy Gannon and Anja Niedringhaus (International Women’s Media Foundation)

What’s in a name? The rhetoric of rape (Women Under Siege)

Chicago Sun-Times pursues politician who dares to be a mom (by Erik Wemple)

Women, Women, Everywhere — but Not Much About Their Paychecks (by Margaret Sullivan)

Announcing Our Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign (World Pulse)

Global Press Institute Founder Wins $100,000 Social Justice Innovation Prize (GPI)

Margaret Sullivan: ‘It’s not about me handing down pronouncements’ (Poynter)

Iranian activist [and journalist] Zhila Bani-Yaghoub packs her bags and heads to prison (Guardian)

Reporting Poverty: Emily Brennan interviews Katherine Boo (Guernica)

Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho: ‘I don’t scare easily’ (Guardian)

New Editor at Cosmopolitan: Joanna Coles Replaces Kate White (Media Decoder)

Charlize Theron, Thunder Road to Produce Film About Slain War Reporter [Marie Colvin] (Hollywood Reporter)

So What Do You Do, Jessica Bennett, Executive Editor of Tumblr’s Storyboard? (Mediabistro)

We encourage readers to submit suggestions of articles to include in future editions of this feature by sending an email to genderreport[at]gmail.com. For links to articles like these throughout the week, follow @GenderReport on Twitter.