Women in journalism: Reading list for 3/16/2014

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

Violence and Harassment against Women in the News Media: A Global Picture (IWMF) A new report

Women journalists harassed and abused, often by colleagues – survey (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

Journalism startups aren’t a revolution if they’re filled with all these white men (Guardian)

The Online Journalism “Revolution” Will Produce More Powerful White Men (XX Factor)

Only 15 Percent of Top Films in 2013 Put Women in Lead Roles, Study Finds (New York Times)

Here’s What Two Generations of Women Journos Have to Say about Sexism at Work (Newsflash: It Still Exists!) (Girl w/ Pen)

Who Creates Drama At HBO? Very Few Women Or People Of Color (Huffington Post)

Sexism in sport: Why do internet trolls target women? (CNN)

No increase in women’s sport coverage since the 2012 Olympics (Guardian)

Move Over Glossy Magazines. Now Social Media Makes Young Girls Hate Themselves. (XX Factor)

Q&A: NYT Correspondent Tanzina Vega (ReportHers)

Melissa Harris-Perry on sexism, parenting and work: “We reproduce this fantasy of perfected motherhood” (Salon)

A Conversation with Nepali Journalist, Women’s Rights Advocate Jaya Luintel (In Asia)

‘WSJ’ Editor Liz Heron Leaves for Job at Facebook (Mashable)

Vanessa Friedman is NYT’s new top fashion critic (Poynter)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 6/2/2013

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

Journalism’s Louboutin Problem (XX Factor)

Facebook’s turning point on sexual violence (CNN)

Amanda Bynes’ public meltdown says more about us than her (Guardian)

Watch the Men of Fox News Freak Out Over Female Breadwinners (XX Factor)

WOW: Fox Newswoman Megyn Kelly Lays Epic Smackdown On Fox Newsmen For Obvious And Blatant Misogyny (Upworthy)

This is what happens when you ban male press from a female rock fest in Afghanistan (by Amie Ferris-Rotman) – This is a guest post for The Gender Report.

Being called beauty isn’t a compliment New York Post (Name it. Change it.)

Marcia McNutt to become first female Editor-In-Chief of Science magazine (IWMF)

Syrian TV reporter Yara Abbas shot dead (Syria Report)

Just how relevant are consumer women’s mags today in a crowded market? (The Telegraph)

Regina McCombs leaves Poynter for Minnesota Public Radio (Poynter)

Liz Heron is named Wall Street Journal emerging media editor (JimRomenesko.com)

Q&A: Data Viz Expert, Amanda Hickman (ReportHers)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 11/11/2012

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

And the award for sexist pig goes to…Feminist media watchdogs gave out awards for sexist campaign coverage (Columbia Journalism Review)

Ladies Be Publishing: Women Dominate NaNoWriMo (Jezebel)

Sudanese journalist [Somaya Ibrahim Ismail Hundosa] found after being abducted, tortured (Committee to Protect Journalists)

Megyn Kelly Can Save Fox News (The New Republic)

NABJ Member Sarah Hoye To Receive The Women’s Media Center’s Carol Jenkins Award (NABJ)

After four years overseeing “Morning Edition,” Madhulika Sikka will soon be directing NPR’s news operations (American Journalism Review)

WSJ’s Liz Heron Seeks Expanded Audience Through Social Media (Contently)

Times Public Editor Margaret ‘The Slugger’ Sullivan Comes Out Swinging (New York Observer)

Q&A: Caitlin Moran tells it like it is (Columbia Journalism Review)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 3/18/12

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

Zimbabwe’s Female Journalists Get U.S. Backing to Promote Equity in The Newsrooms (Voice of America)

Female journalists offer students insights (The National) – a panel discussion as part of the Women as Global Leaders conference hosted by Zayed University

#jpod – Gender and conflict journalism: How far have we come? (Journalism.co.uk)

Scripps Howard Awards announced (Poynter)

Her Rightful Place (Insider Higher Ed) – female philosophers and the New York Times’ obits

Reporting on conflict: ‘No-brainer that women are out there’ (Journalism.co.uk)

Are Book Publishers To Blame For Gender Discrimination? (Huffington Post)

Future of Feminism: No More Media Sexualization of Women (Ms. Blog)

Alice C. Steinbach, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 78 (Baltimore Sun)

In Liberia, reporting on genital mutilation draws threats (CPJ)

Liberia: IFJ Calls On Govt to Protect Threatened Female Journalist (AllAfrica)

Azerbaijan journalist ‘blackmailed’ with explicit video (The New Age)

Man arrested in connection to assault on journalist (INSI)

Marie Colvin: Mourners say farewell to ‘talented, compassionate’ war reporter (The Guardian)

Jill Abramson on the NYT as local vs. international paper: ‘We can have it all’ (Poynter)

‘WSJ’ hires away ‘New York Times’ social media editor Liz Heron (Capital New York)

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