Women in journalism: Reading list for 7/14/2013

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

The Honorable ‘Girlie’ Senator From The State Of New York (NPR Ombudsman)

NPR’s ombudsman asks for guidelines how to fairly cover women politicians. We have some. (Name It. Change It.)

Should you mention her shoes? Maybe. (by Meg Heckman)

Quick Profile Comparisons (Flip The News)

Wired’s profile of Google engineer leads with anecdotes about her wardrobe (Poynter)

REPORT: The Sunday Morning Shows Are Still White, Conservative, And Male (Media Matters)

Against All Odds, Female Reporters Lead in Syria (Daily Beast)

Photography Exhibition Challenges Stereotypes of Women in Sri Lanka (Global Press Institute)

ESPN To Air Documentary on Women Sports Journalists Who Fought for Professional Access and Treatment (Media Report to Women, the Blog)

The First Female CEO of a Television Network Offers a Springboard for Other Women (Huffington Post)

The Times’s New Culture Club: Young female foursome tapped to lead arts coverage (New York Observer)

Forbes Exec Meredith Levien Tapped For Top Advertising Job At New York Times (Forbes)

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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 for 5/19/2013

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

Working Women On Television: A Mixed Bag At Best (NPR)

Do you think about gender on Twitter? (Twee-Q)

Open Gender Tracker analyses gender balance in the media (Journalism.co.uk)

Where have all the women gone in movies? (LA Times)

Marissa Mayer’s Widower Debuts on Philanthropic Stage (Flip the News) – The Laurene Jobs story recast as a Zach Bogue story.

Sports Illustrated Loves Models. Female Athletes? Not So Much (Jezebel)

Why are Indian women being attacked on social media? (BBC News India)

NPR Describes Senator Gillibrand as “petite, blond and perky” (Miss Representation)

Shameful: Washington Times Column Blames Female Service Members for Assault, Calls Them Liars (Huffington Post)

No, You Cannot Substitute ‘Sex’ For ‘Rape’ (Think Progress)

Once Again, Media Asks Wrong Questions and Blames Victims (Ms. Magazine)

REPORT: Diversity On Evening Cable News In 13 Charts (Media Matters)

Walters to Announce 2014 Retirement on ‘The View’ (New York Times)

Why We’ll Miss Glass Ceiling-Breaker Barbara Walters (KQED)

Seth Meyers to replace Jimmy Fallon as late-night white-guy beat goes on (She the People)

Still Shooting After the End of War (NYTimes Lens Blog) On Stacy Pearsall

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Women in journalism: Reading list 11/11/2012

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

And the award for sexist pig goes to…Feminist media watchdogs gave out awards for sexist campaign coverage (Columbia Journalism Review)

Ladies Be Publishing: Women Dominate NaNoWriMo (Jezebel)

Sudanese journalist [Somaya Ibrahim Ismail Hundosa] found after being abducted, tortured (Committee to Protect Journalists)

Megyn Kelly Can Save Fox News (The New Republic)

NABJ Member Sarah Hoye To Receive The Women’s Media Center’s Carol Jenkins Award (NABJ)

After four years overseeing “Morning Edition,” Madhulika Sikka will soon be directing NPR’s news operations (American Journalism Review)

WSJ’s Liz Heron Seeks Expanded Audience Through Social Media (Contently)

Times Public Editor Margaret ‘The Slugger’ Sullivan Comes Out Swinging (New York Observer)

Q&A: Caitlin Moran tells it like it is (Columbia Journalism Review)

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