Women in journalism: Reading list for 6/22/2014

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, media and technology during the past week,* as well as articles related to the intersections of gender, race, class, nationality, ability, and sexual orientation and the media. 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

*This week we are playing a bit of catch up after a short hiatus. This edition of our reading list includes articles from the past month.

Google Invests $50 Million to Close the Tech Gender Gap (TIME)

Google Releases Employee Data, Illustrating Tech’s Diversity Challenge (Bits Blog)

Girlfriend ‘Complains A Lot … Interrupts,’ Developer Tells Conference (NPR)

“She Started It” Aims To Change Silicon Valley’s Gender Inequality Problem (Fast Company)

Meet the Men Who Thought Up and Created the GenderAvenger Tally App (GenderAvenger)

This Woman Was Threatened With Rape After Calling Out Sexist Video Games—and Then Something Inspiring Happened (Mother Jones)

‘Digital campaigns on women’s rights are most likely to win’ (The Telegraph)

Violence Against Women: The Washington Post’s Sad, Sloppy Journalism (PsychCentral)

Woman journalist found with throat cut in southern Libya (Reporters without Borders)

Gender at the ‘New York Times’: The Most Comprehensive Analysis Ever (Pacific Standard)

It’s not just Jill Abramson: Women everywhere are getting pushed out of journalism (Washington Post)

Supreme Court to consider online-threats case (Washington Post)

#YesAllWomen reveals the constant barrage of sexism that women face (by Jessica Valenti at The Guardian)

How To Cover Hillary Clinton Without Being Sexist (ThinkProgress)

APME once gave women journalists tips on how to ‘make a man feel like a boss’ (Poynter)

LadyBits’ First and Last Year on Medium (Medium)

Why We Need More Positive Representations of Women in Sports Media and How We Can Support Them (Everyday Feminism)

A place for women in soccer journalism (Medium)

A River Changes Young Women’s Photography, and Their Lives (Lens Blog)

Women on the frontline: female photojournalists’ visions of conflict (The Guardian)

The woman saving Uganda’s lost and abandoned children (CNN) On journalist Gladys Kalibala

The women reporters determined to cover World War Two (BBC)

Time cover girl Laverne Cox: ‘There’s not just one trans story’ (Poynter)

The Cast of the New Star Wars Won’t Be Quite So White and Male, After All (Slate)

WSJ Potomac Watch Columnist Kimberley Strassel Recipient of $250k Bradley Prize (Fishbowl DC)

Jennifer Orsi named new managing editor of Tampa Bay Times (Poynter)

Lynne Segall Promoted to EVP, Group Publisher of Hollywood Reporter and Billboard (Hollywood Reporter)

Robyn Tomlin, former Thunderdome editor, heads to Pew (Poynter)

Kelly McBride named Poynter’s Vice President for Academic Programs (Poynter)

LA Times hires freelancer Carolina Miranda as new arts and culture blogger (LA Observed)

Photo Journal: Alison Wright – Spanning the Globe (NPPA)

The 60-second interview: Laurie Hays, senior executive editor, Bloomberg News (Capital New York)

Photojournalist Kitra Cahana Defends A Different Kind of Freedom at TED (MediaStorm)

Interview with Louisa Reynolds | 2014/15 Neuffer Fellow (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Q&A: Penelope Muse Abernathy on how community newspapers can face the digital transition (Nieman Journalism Lab)

Photojournalist Paola Gianturco wants to spread the stories of the subjects of her photographs (VIDEO) (Women’s eNews)

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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Jill Abramson ‘Ouster’: Special Edition Reading List

The Gender Report traditionally provides a weekly round-up of links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Much electronic ink has been spilled this week over the firing of Jill Abramson, the first female executive editor of the New York Times. The dust has yet to settle on the controversies that surround what happened. Rather than add to what has already been said, we’ve compiled a reading list of just some of what has been written. 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. See this week’s general reading list here.

From the New York Times

Times Ousts Jill Abramson as Executive Editor, Elevating Dean Baquet (New York Times)

What Might Leadership Change Mean for Times Readers? (by Margaret Sullivan – New York Times Public Editor)

After Criticism, Times Publisher Details Decision to Oust Top Editor (New York Times)

Seeking Answers

Jill Abramson ousted from New York Times (Politico)

Why Jill Abramson Was Fired (New Yorker)

Was Jill Abramson Fired After Complaining About Pay Discrimination? (Huffington Post)

New York Times Defends Editor’s Sudden Firing, Blaming Her ‘Arbitrary Decision-Making’ (Mashable)

Responses and Commentary

How an historic moment in the news business is undercut by race and gender politics (All Digitocracy)

I Sort of Hope We Find Out That Jill Abramson Was Robbing the Cash Register: Trying to explain a singularly humiliating firing (New Republic)

The Prettiest Girl at the Party: Jill Abramson and the New York Times (Medium)

‘Brilliant,’ ‘respected’ and ‘uniquely powerful’: Some different words about Jill Abramson (Poynter)

To Young Women at the New York Times, Jill Abramson Was Everything  (XX Factor)

Reflections on ‘Editing While Female’

Editing While Female: Field notes from one of journalism’s most dangerous jobs (by Susan Glasser in Politico Magazine)

Jill Abramson Will Never Know Why She Got Fired (by Ann Friedman for NY Mag)

Dear Jill: From One Pushy Media Dame to Another (by Kara Swisher in Re/code)

Examining the State of Women in Journalism

Boys on the bus are back (Politico)

Here’s What Female And Male Journalists Actually Make (Buzzfeed)

With Jill Abramson’s NY Times Ouster, None Of The Ten Largest Papers Are Led By Women (MMFA)

As Jill Abramson exits the NY Times, a look at how women are faring in newsrooms (Pew Research Center)

There have been many more articles written (and are sure to be many more in the near future). Feel free to share others in the comment section below or by emailing genderreport[at]gmail.com.

Women in journalism: Reading list for 5/18/2014

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, media and technology during the past week, as well as articles related to the intersections of gender, race, class, nationality, ability, and sexual orientation and the media. 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

Times Ousts Jill Abramson as Executive Editor, Elevating Dean Baquet (New York Times). With so many articles being written about this, we’ve compiled a separate reading list, which can be accessed here.

RIP Camille Lepage, French photojournalist killed in Central African Republic (Washington Post)

Bearing Witness, Losing Her Life: On the passing of Camille Lepage (Lens Blog)

2014 Courage in Journalism Awards (International Women’s Media Foundation)

This Fall, TV Looks Much More Diverse: Now Don’t Screw It Up (NPR)

The Real Story About the Wrong Photos in #BringBackOurGirls (Lens Blog)

Obits reflect bias ‘of our forebears,’ NYT editor says (Poynter)

No Cannes Do – The Status of Women Directors at Cannes Over the Last Decade (Women and Hollywood)

Le Monde editor Natalie Nougayrède quits after power struggle with top staff (Guardian)

So-called women’s issues (Ann Friedman)

Still Talking About It: ‘Where Are the Women?’ (NYT Public Editor)

NPR Pays Tribute to Pioneering Female Journalist Nellie Bly (Fishbowl NY)

Micheline Maynard to lead National Center for Business Journalism at ASU (Poynter)

Katherine Goldstein is the new editor of Vanity Fair’s website (Poynter)

Judith Cummings, Chief of a Bureau for The Times, Dies at 68 (New York Times)

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 10/20/2013

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

Women in journalism: not a trivial subject (Open Democracy)

SciAm Apologizes for Deleting Blogger’s (Danielle N. Lee) Post on Being Called a ‘Whore’ (Jezebel)

Don’t Be a Creep, and Other Lessons From the Latest Scandal in the Science Blogging World (Slate)

Women Reporter & Staffers Barred From Lhota Event at Synagogue (WNYC)

Topless women endure in the UK press: Women have been organizing against the tabloid mainstay, but some editors maintain that it’s a good way to sell papers (Columbia Journalism Review)

REPORT: Once Again, Sunday Morning Talk Shows Are White, Male, And Conservative (MMFA)

A Striking Absence of Women (New York Times) Regarding Twitter

Times deputy editor hails ‘phenomenal’ rise of women in newspapers (The Guardian)

A guy from the New York Times attends Girl Hunter Weekend and isn’t happy to see another reporter there (JimRomenesko.com)

A Photographer (Hannah Price) Turns Her Lens On Men Who Catcall (NPR)

Jezebel Founding Editor Anna Holmes On Her New Book — And How She Changed Women’s Media (Huffington Post)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 9/15/2013

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

‘Riptide’ is great — but where’s the diversity? (Poynter)

Here’s what you miss by only talking to white men about the digital revolution and journalism (Washington Post)

Against the Riptide: Rather than simply criticize a report’s omissions, two journalists plan to create their own complementary version (Columbia Journalism Review)

The Riptide of Titstare (by Rachel Sklar)

Sexism In The Tech Industry Takes Center Stage (NPR)

An App For Kids, By A Kid: Meet The 9-Year-Old Co-Creator Of ‘Super Fun Kid Time’ (Tech Crunch)

Hona Zarqa: the local women making the media their own (Middle East Monitor)

Want to See More Women Writers in The New York Times? (Ms. Blog)

Barbara Buono’s ‘Do Doesn’t Matter (Name it. Change it.)

Asian rape survey: Why did the AP exclude partner rape from its headline? (XX Factor)

10 Pioneering Women Changing the Field of Communications (Mashable)

Anna Holmes, From Jezebel to Gray Lady (Newsweek)

Exclusive: IAC And Daily Beast Editor Tina Brown To Part Ways (BuzzFeed)

Megan Liberman Named Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo! News (FishBowlNY)

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