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.
–The sixth W: Who, what, when, where, why—and women. A bow to those who helped close the media gender gap, and a cheer for leaders of the future (Columbia Journalism Review) – This is a cover story package on women and journalism that included a cover image paying homage to a 1970 Newsweek cover. See related stories including those about 20 women to watch, 40 women who changed the media business, and the reporting of Katherine Boo.
–Who Narrate the World? The OpEd Project 2012 Byline Report (full) (The OpEd Project)
–Gender Gap Update (4th Estate)
–Leaving Abuse Behind (New York Times Lens Blog)
–Women Win Facebook, Twitter, Zynga; Men Get LinkedIn, Reddit [INFOGRAPHIC] (Mashable)
–End the assault on female and local journalists (David Rhode on Reuters)
–Knight News Innovation Laboratory Names (Miranda Mulligan) Executive Director (Editor & Publisher)
–CPJ concerned about arrest of Mexican journalist (Committee to Protect Journalists)
–Blogger harassed, briefly detained by police in Vietnam (Committee to Protect Journalists)
–The Late Marie Colvin: “I Feel Like I Am the Last Reporter in the YouTube World” (Vanity Fair)
–Washington Post’s Amanda Zamora joins ProPublica (JimRomenesko.com)
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