Women in journalism: Reading list for 4/20/2014

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 Twitter and Feminism Meet (The Nation)

Attack on AP journalists in Afghanistan rekindles a daughter’s pain (Washington Post)

16 women whose digital startups deserve Vox-level plaudits (Columbia Journalism Review)

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Light And Dark: The Racial Biases That Remain In Photography (NPR)

Home Is the First 3D Animated Film Starring A Black Character (Jezebel)

WGA: Women Screenwriters Losing Ground, Money to Male Counterparts (The Wrap)

Photojournalist Maggie Steber never gives up (Poynter)

New award named for AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus (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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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 for 11/10/2013

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

Women and the Internet: Part One: Online and offline violence towards women (Medium)

Women’s issues in Arab media: finding a place, finding the words (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

Swedish cinemas take aim at gender bias with Bechdel test rating (The Guardian)

It’s a Man’s Phone: My female hands meant I couldn’t use my Google Nexus to document tear gas misuse (Medium)

The gender ratio at many literary publications is shameful. But on Twitter, some of the most widely read critics are women (by Anna Holmes)

Writing as Woman’s Work: The devaluation of “content” is bad for readers and for democracy (The Nation)

Inside Iran: A Female Journalist Tells Her Story (ABC News) On Farideh Khoosha

Capturing the truth in photojournalism one woman stands out (Women News Network) On Svetlana Bachevanova

On Being a Woman Photographer With Maggie Steber and Lynn Johnson (National Geographic)

Sara Lewkowicz Wins College Photographer Of The Year (NPPA)

Katherine Boo, investigative journalist, and Gail Collins, Op-Ed columnist, join Pulitzer Prize Board (Columbia News)

Q&A: WNYC Contributing Editor, Beth Fertig (ReportHers)

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.