Women in journalism: Reading list for 4/21/2013

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 Gender Disparity: Days after the Pulitzers are announced, a new study finds that newsrooms are still a boys’ club (Women in the World/Daily Beast)

When the Media Compliments a Female Politician’s Looks, She Loses the Election (XX Factor)

Mainstream Media, Let’s Stop Describing Everything a Rape Victim Had to Drink (AlterNet)

Live blog: Women in Digital Journalism (The Canadian Journalism Project)

Satire is a Dangerous Business in Venezuela (Women’s Media Center) on Rayma Suprani

Reeyot Alemu: Ethiopia’s Jailed Truth Teller (Women in the World/Daily Beast)

Leading Men Age, But Their Love Interests Don’t (Vulture)

Pamela Paul Talks Future of New York Times Book Review (Daily Beast)

Karen Bordeleau named executive editor of The Providence Journal (Providence Journal)

16-Year-Old Media Mogul Tavi Gevinson Is Expanding Her Empire (AdWeek)

Late war reporter Marie Colvin listed for top UK writing prize (Reuters)

New Book Details the DC Women Journalists Who “Made Waves” and Overcame Obstacles (Philip Merrill College of Journalism) on “Women of the Washington Press: Politics, Prejudice and Persistence” by Maurine Beasley

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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)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 5/20/2012

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

Working on a Presidential Campaign Could Make You Fat, Married (The Atlantic Wire)

Older female newsreaders forced to become ‘Stepford Wives’ if they want to keep their jobs (The Independent)

Saying ‘No’ to Picture Perfect (New York Times)

Reports highlight ‘silencing crime’: sexual violence against journalists (Global Journalist)

An unflinching witness (CJR) On Marie Colvin

Marie Colvin: Tributes paid to ‘heroic’ journalist (BBC)

On the Front Line: The Collected Journalism of Marie Colvin, By Marie Colvin (The Independent)

Dalglish Named New Dean of UMD’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism (UMD Newsdesk)

Ex-editor speaks frankly about the state of newspapers (JimRomenesko.com) On an interview with Ellen Soeteber

Susanne Reber joins Center for Investigative Reporting after NPR departure (Poynter)

Valérie Trierweiler, France’s new first lady, is a journalist (Poynter)

Watch List

-VIDEO: 100 Years of Women in Journalism (The 100 Project) – See below and check out The 100 Project from the Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism

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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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