Women in journalism: Reading list 3/24/2013

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

President Obama: Nominate a Woman to Replace Outgoing FCC Chair (Women’s Media Center)

Huffington Post’s front page gender breakdown for March 21, 2013 (Women in the News)

Esquire editor says photos of women are like ‘pictures of cool cars’ (Poynter)

BBC to hold Expert Women’s Days in Salford, Glasgow and Cardiff (Guardian)

Why The Opt-Out Story Won’t Die (BuzzFeed)

How The Media Took Sides In The Steubenville Rape Case (Think Progress)

Rachel Sklar: The Firing Of Adria Richards Looks Like Kneejerk Appeasement To The Troll Armies (Business Insider)

How Social Media Can Become Our New Rape Whistle (The Cut)

When the Good Girls Revolted — A Story of Newsweek (HuffPost Women)

Attacks on Women Journalists the Focus of UN Panel (Dart Blog)

9-Year-Old Girl Raises $15,000 to Make Video Game (Mashable)

Allyson Bird explains further ‘why I left the news’ (Poynter)

Mail on Sunday appoints Fleet Street’s first female sports editor, Alison Kervin (Guardian)

Deborah Solomon quits Bloomberg View and returns to Wall Street Journal (JimRomenesko.com)

Margaret Sullivan, an Ombud Who Cares (The Nation)

Women Behind the News: Bloomberg News’ Vietnam bureau chief K. Oanh Ha (International Women’s Media Foundation)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 1/13/2013

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

VOCO’s Sexist Ad Demonstrates That the Tech Industry Badly Needs Women (Daily Beast)

Where have all the women political journalists gone? (The Telegraph)

Obama Should Nominate Female FCC Chair: Women’s Media Center Petition (Huffington Post)

ESPN Announcers teach that girls are trophies – UPDATED (Viva La Feminista)

A Newsweek intern and the creepy editor (JimRomenesko.com)

-This Rape Infographic Is Going Viral. Too Bad It’s Wrong. (XX Factor)

Growing gender disparity in Tanzania newsrooms (Media and Gender)

Ada Louise Huxtable, Champion of Livable Architecture, Dies at 91 (New York Times)

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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 9/9/2012

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

Women’s representation in media: the best data on the subject to date (Guardian Data Blog)

-What’s Changed, and What Hasn’t, Since the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses (XX Factor)

40 Years Later, Newsweek Sex Discrimination Persists (Women’s eNews) An excerpt from “The Good Girls Revolt”

Reporting from the Front Lines of War: Kathy Gannon and Anja Niedringhaus (International Women’s Media Foundation)

What’s in a name? The rhetoric of rape (Women Under Siege)

Chicago Sun-Times pursues politician who dares to be a mom (by Erik Wemple)

Women, Women, Everywhere — but Not Much About Their Paychecks (by Margaret Sullivan)

Announcing Our Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign (World Pulse)

Global Press Institute Founder Wins $100,000 Social Justice Innovation Prize (GPI)

Margaret Sullivan: ‘It’s not about me handing down pronouncements’ (Poynter)

Iranian activist [and journalist] Zhila Bani-Yaghoub packs her bags and heads to prison (Guardian)

Reporting Poverty: Emily Brennan interviews Katherine Boo (Guernica)

Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho: ‘I don’t scare easily’ (Guardian)

New Editor at Cosmopolitan: Joanna Coles Replaces Kate White (Media Decoder)

Charlize Theron, Thunder Road to Produce Film About Slain War Reporter [Marie Colvin] (Hollywood Reporter)

So What Do You Do, Jessica Bennett, Executive Editor of Tumblr’s Storyboard? (Mediabistro)

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