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)

We encourage readers to submit suggestions of articles to include in future editions of this feature by sending an email to genderreport[at]gmail.com. For links to articles like these throughout the week, follow @GenderReport on Twitter.

Women in journalism: Reading list 7/22/2012

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

Buffalo News editor Margaret M. Sullivan to be next New York Times public editor (Poynter) (For more links on Sullivan’s appointment, see our related post here)

Presidential Debates Respond to Campaign for Women Moderators (The Nation)

Howard Kurtz Doesn’t Understand Sexism — Or The Marissa Mayer Phenomenon (The Jane Dough)

World Pulse: The Future Voices of Women Leaders (Women in the World)

The War on ‘Teen Vogue’: Young Readers Escalate Campaign for More ‘Real Girls’ (Women in the World)

Parody: Balancing Home, Hair, and High Aspirations (Name it Change it)

Unleashing the power of real girls (by Katrina vanden Heuvel)

Sports journalist Jessica Ghawi dies in Colorado theater shooting (Poynter)

Laura Evans leaves Washington Post for Dow Jones (Poynter)

Women Behind the News: Bloomberg News Managing Editor Adriana Arai (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Yahoo! creates new editors-in-chief for news, finance (Capital New York) Hillary Frey named editor-in-chief of Yahoo! News

We encourage readers to submit suggestions of articles to include in future editions of this feature by sending an email to genderreport[at]gmail.com. For links to articles like these throughout the week, follow @GenderReport on Twitter.

Women in journalism: Reading list 7/15/2012

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

Why does the BBC persist in putting men in charge? (Guardian)

Satire: If the media covered male candidates like women (Name it Change it)

Talent, not stereotypes, matter most for women in sports (by Dana O’Neil)

Woman of the Week: Agnes Umunna (Women in the World)

The State Of Journalism In Guatemala Today: Interview With Lucía Escobar (AWID)

Pamela Cytrynbaum named Chicago Innocence Project executive director (JimRomenesko.com)

Debbie Galant leaves Baristanet, heads to Montclair State University (JimRomenesko.com)

We encourage readers to submit suggestions of articles to include in future editions of this feature by sending an email to genderreport[at]gmail.com. For links to articles like these throughout the week, follow @GenderReport on Twitter.