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.
–It’s 2012 already: why is opinion writing still mostly male? (Columbia Journalism Review) Regarding The OpEd Project’s latest byline survey. See our related post for a round-up of coverage.
–Men Rule Media Coverage of Women’s News (The Daily Beast) (Disclosure: The Gender Report’s co-founders are quoted)
–Why Women Can’t Get Away From “Soft” News (BuzzFeed)
–Former public editor Okrent would like to see New York Times hire female ombud (Poynter)
–Why are there so few female national newspaper editors? (Guardian)
–Women use radio to fight sexual violence (Guardian)
–#GEN2012: Three ideas for getting more women in journalism management (Journalism.co.uk)
–Afghan Broadcaster Defies Expectations of Women (IWPR)
–Vogue Fails Miserably at Capturing the Athleticism of Olympic Athletes (Jezebel)
–I Don’t Want To Be The “Nanny” At Work (BuzzFeed)
–Can the Inquirer Survive on Aging Testosterone? (The Philly Post)
–Promising writer, Yale grad Marina Keegan dies in weekend car accident (Poynter)
–Beyond the Bucket List: Journalist Susan Spencer-Wendel’s Journey (Wall Street Journal)
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