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)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 8/19/2012

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

First Woman to Moderate Presidential Debate in 20 years (Women’s Media Center) CNN’s Candy Crowley will moderate the second of three presidential debates this fall. See our post on the subject here for a round-up of related links.

For Female Journalists, Another Significant ‘First’ This Election Season On PBS (TV Newser) PBS’s Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff to be the first all-female team to lead a network’s convention coverage

Mexican female journalists suffer from sexual, psychological violence, according to report (Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas)

“Women” and “Journalists”: According to Mike McCurry, One of These Things Is Not Like The Other (National Women’s Law Center)

The media’s ‘happily ever after’: Why are women like Jennifer Aniston portrayed as sad and lonely if they aren’t married? (Columbia Journalism Review)

Meet 3 of Tech’s Foremost Female Founders (Mashable)

How Can Women Gain Influence in Hollywood? (New York Times’ Room for Debate)

Hillary Clinton on Being Asked about Her Clothes (Boston Review)

Cosmo icon Helen Gurley Brown dies at 90 (Poynter)

Longtime TV anchorwoman Kathi Goertzen dies after battle with tumors (Seattle Times)

Protection Demanded After Mexican Human Rights Defender Receives Latest Death Threat (Amnesty International) On journalist Lydia Cacho

Soledad O’Brien’s Amazing John Sununu Interview Should Be Taught in Journalism School (Huffington Post)

Lisa Williams asks, “Do I Really Need to Learn How to Program?” (New Media Women in the News)

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.

Women in journalism: Reading list 8/5/2012

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

Security turns away high schoolers petitioning for female debate moderators (Poynter)

Presidential debates honcho: ‘Very hard to find’ good moderators (Poynter) Follow-up to above

The Olympics’s women coverage (Columbia Journalism Review)

Women Are Dominating Social-Media Conversation About the Olympics (Ad Age)

NPR launching new diversity initiative with $1.5 million from CPB (Poynter)

Work/life trend pieces and when journalistic heroes fall, literally (Columbia Journalism Review)

Missing the ‘Big Story’–on Purpose (Women’s Media Center)

What Do You Ladies Know How to Do? (Jezebel)

Three Anonymous Spouses Shaped 20th Century Media (Women’s eNews)

Mexico must investigate threat against Lydia Cacho (Committee to Protect Journalists)

Cameroonian Journalist Continues Work in U.S., Provides News for “Abandoned” Areas of Cameroon (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Changes at The New York Observer (New York Observer) Editor-in-chief and editorial director Elizabeth Spiers leaving to start her own company

New Yahoo News editor-in-chief Hillary Frey: ‘I’m always looking for a great story’ (Poynter)

Pulitzer winner Sara Ganim explains how she develops sources, gets them to open up (Poynter)

The Oracle of Girl World (New York Times) On Tavi Gevinson

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