Women in journalism: Reading list for 4/13/2014

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

What does it take to create a feminist internet? #imagineafeministinternet (APC_News)

Women Were Web Pioneers But Now Lag Behind Men (HuffPost Live)

Why the ‘Open’ Internet Is So Closed to Women (The Nation)

Why I’m Masquerading As A White Bearded Hipster Guy On Twitter (Despite Being a Black Woman) (XOJane)

Recap of #MHPTwitter Chat on Hashtag Activism (HashtagFeminism)

No, Nate, brogrammers may not be macho, but that’s not all there is to it (Medium)

Why we need women journalists on the front lines (CNN)

More female journalists means broader foreign coverage (Columbia Journalism Review)

How two Times-Picayune journalists reported ‘The Long Road’ series on sex abuse (ivoh)

Gender-flips are a simple and smart way to turn sexism on its head (Guardian)

Make Movies by Women for Women (New York Times Room for Debate)

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All the Letters That Are Fit to Print (The New Yorker) On New York Times’ letter writer Felicia Nimue Ackerman

UK’s first female photojournalist Christina Broom honored (Poynter)

AP honors photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus at funeral: ‘She found the quiet human moments’ (Poynter)

Q&A: NPR Digital Strategist, Melody Joy Kramer (ReportHers)

Melissa Harris-Perry Answers Your Questions (Jezebel)

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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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 10/21/2012

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

Shot Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai can stand, communicate, hospital says (CNN)

Sonia Dridi, Cairo Reporter, ‘Savagely Attacked’: France 24 TV (AP)

Study: Women no longer need exceptional qualifications to win Pulitzers, but… (Poynter)

Talk to the Times: Questions for Jill Abramson, Executive Editor (New York Times)

Wilhelmina Model Robyn Lawley On Twitter’s Shameful Candy Crowley Attacks (Daily Beast)

Teen who petitioned for female debate moderator: ‘No one — man or woman — could have done it better’ (Poynter)

Good Girls Don’t: After suing Newsweek for sex discrimination, some women ran up against their own timidity (Nieman Reports)

Sexist stereotypes dominate front pages of British newspapers, research finds (Guardian)

Why does this shocking dearth of women in the media persist? (Guardian)

Twitter Seeks Woman for Its All-Male Board [REPORT] (Mashable)

One month in, Margaret Sullivan talks about the changing role of New York Times Public Editor (Poynter)

So What Do You Do, Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC Host and Tulane University Professor? (Mediabistro)

Penske Puts a Woman in Charge at Variety (Fishbowl LA) Michelle Sobrino-Stearns named first-ever female publisher.

Kristina O’Neill named editor of WSJ. Magazine (JimRomenesko.com)

Why Heidi N. Moore is leaving ‘Marketplace’ for the Guardian (Poynter)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 9/23/2012

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

Opinion: Why do women still lag in journalism? (by Susan Antilla)

Moroccan Women in Journalism (Global Girl Media)

Poll: College women get election news from the paper, though they’d rather not (Poynter)

Women Created More Television Last Year, But Is It a Durable Sign of Progress? (ThinkProgress)

Why was a rape victim’s blog mentioned and quoted from in a story on a rape in Central Park, allowing readers to identify the woman? (Answer from Margaret Sullivan, public editor of The New York Times)

-Why Are There No Women Writers in Vogue’s Edith Wharton Spread? (Slate)

Behind ‘The Good Girls Revolt’: The ‘Newsweek’ Lawsuit That Paved the Way for Women Writers (Daily Beast)

Women who set world media trends (The Media Reporter)

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry tops the ‘Root 100′ list (Poynter)

A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution (Book by journalist Samar Yazbek)

Islamist militants seize and rename radio station in Mali (Committee to Project Journalists) Staff ordered to “to replace a female editor, Fatoumata Abdou, with a man”

A Reaction To The Backlash Against Mindy Kaling (Racialicious)

Alex Pham leaves Los Angeles Times for a job that gives her more flexibility (JimRomenesko.com)

Feature writer Sheila McClear leaves the ‘New York Post’ (Capital New York)

Mexican photojournalist Claudia Guadarrama documents the trauma of migration (Women News Network)

How Soledad O’Brien prepared for that contentious John Sununu interview (Poynter)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 2/26/12

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.

In Memory: Marie Colvin

Award-winning foreign correspondent Marie Colvin died in Syria this week alongside photojournalist Remi Ochlik. Colvin was remembered in numerous tributes across the web. Here are just a few:

The Risks of Bearing Witness: Discussing Marie Colvin’s Legacy (New York Magazine)

Opinion: Colvin fought injustice, armed only with words and images (Op-ed by Hannah Storm on CNN)

Marie Colvin: The death of a role model (by Helena Williams for the Press Gazette)

Profile: Marie Colvin, intrepid and fearless war correspondent (Reuters)

Journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik killed in Syria: Their last work and words (Washington Post)

Marie Colvin killed in Homs: tributes to Sunday Times journalist (Telegraph) – A round-up of statement about her death

Great Female Journalists (Independent) – A gallery of nine women starting with Colvin

General interest links

FishbowlDC’s Rothstein criticized for accusing female journalists of going for ‘the sexpot look’ (Poynter) – Includes a round-up of other articles related to the incident

More Discussion but Few Changes on Sexual Violence (by Lauren Wolfe as part of the Committee to Project Journalists’ Attacks on the Press in 2011)

Boys’ Clubhouse: Why Women Should Write About Sports (GOOD)

How many times has Elizabeth Warren been called darling? (Name It Change It)

On #dailywife and writing for the “women’s pages” (by Rachel Hills)

How To Be a Feminist in the Sports Culture Boys’ Club (If You Want To) (Women, Action & the Media)

Telling Stories in Contemporary Spain: A Survey of Women Writing Literary Journalism (World Literature Today)

Has confessional journalism gone too far? Yvonne Roberts and Lucy Cavendish discuss (The Guardian)

Coming clean on sex pests in the newsroom (The Australian)

How ‘Grammar Girl’ turned a single hobby podcast into a growing media network (Nieman Lab)

Margaret Low Smith to head NPR News (Poynter)

Melissa Harris-Perry of MSNBC gives new face to cable news (by Anna Holmes on the Washington Post)

‘Trailblazer’ Belva Davis to Retire From KQED After Presidential Election (TVSpy)

Interview: Louise Court, editor of Cosmopolitan, on how sex sells (The Guardian)

Safe at home: A feature on Lara Logan (New York Times Style Magazine)

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