Women in journalism: Reading list for 1/26/2014

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

Transgender People Are Paying The Price For The Media’s Willful Ignorance (BuzzFeed)

Women and Media: The Good, Bad and [Very] Ugly (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

On Media – Or, Why Isn’t There a Jezebel/Hairpin for WOC (Racialicious)

Life as a Female Journalist: Hot or Not? (New York Times)

How Not to Report on Sex Trafficking (RH Reality Check)

Let’s Face It: the Web Is a Worse Place for Women Than It Is for Men (Vice)

Tennis Player Eugenie Bouchard Has Best Match of Her Career, Gets Asked About Her Celebrity Crush Instead (PolicyMic)

Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks (Daily Beast)

Cate Blanchett Calls Out Red Carpet Camera, Asking “Do You Do This To the Guys?” (PolicyMic)

Debate on Photo Retouching Flares Online, With Roles Reversed (New York Times)

Vivek Wadhwa: Keeping Women in the Tech Workforce (Wall Street Journal)

Trouble On Our Doorstep: Female journalists cover death and life in Mexico’s drug war (Quill) – From December but worth the read

New York Times names Molly Wood deputy tech editor (Capital New York)

CNN to Sign Sally Kohn as Contributor (TV Newser)

Building a Digital Legacy: Q&A with The Atlantic’s Kimberly Lau (Sparksheet)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 1/5/2014

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*

10 ways women are criminalized for being brutalized—as seen in a single story (Women Under Siege)

The 24 Pieces That Should Be Required Reading For Women From 2013 (HuffPost Women)

Stoking Fire: How News Outlets, Prosecutors Minimize Sexual Violence With Language (Truthout)

4 Women Journalists Defying the Odds in Mexico City (Global Voices)

In Qatar, local women approach broadcast journalism tentatively (Doha News)

Arab Journalists Training and Reporting Women (Arab Women Media Watch Centre)

Magazine apologises for rape headline (The Copenhagen Post)

The Big O: Remembering 2013’s Top Female Film Moments (Women and Hollywood)

Women’s eNews Announces 21 Leaders for 21st Century 2014 (Women’s eNews)

Journalists — Of Color! — To Watch In 2014 (NPR)

Islamic World Through Women’s Eyes: Mideast Photography at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (New York Times)

Meet The Inspiring Woman Breaking News About Syria As She Reinvents Digital Journalism (Fast Company) On Lara Setrakian

Liz Jackson reveals what she’s learnt about journalism over 27 years (ABC News Back Story)

Vivian Maier and the Hidden History of Women’s Photography (Big Think)

Seattle’s Lindy West Brings Women’s Issues to Light Online (Seattle Magazine)

Bloomberg’s Susan Goldberg Leaving For National Geographic (HuffPost Media)

Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher Launch Tech News Site ‘Re/code’ (Mashable)

Q&A: NYT Correspondent, Jodi Kantor (ReportHers)

*Note: Due to the holiday, this week’s list contains noteworthy links from the past two weeks. No Reading List was posted for the week of 12/29/2013.

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 6/30/2013

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

Video Volunteers’ Female Reporters Bring New Voices to Rural India (MediaShift Idea Lab)

Media coverage of appearance hurts women candidates; People who challenge need to show data (Name It. Change It)

-“Very uncool: running a story about ultimate fearless champion Wendy Davis that leads with her “petite” demeanor in “pink running shoes.” Very cool: those pink running shoes.” (Jezebel)

Wendy Davis’ filibuster was important, but not as important as her shoes (Name It. Change It.)

Women at the forefront of investigative journalism in Mexico (Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas)

21 Examples of ‘Serious Journalism’ From Women’s Magazines and Websites (The Atlantic)

Are Women’s Mags Serious Journalism? (HuffPost Live)

BBC journalist received ‘threatening’ tweets from Turkish mayor (The Guardian)

NPR names Tracy Wahl executive producer of ‘Morning Edition’ (Poynter)

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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)

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