Women in journalism: Reading list for 10/27/2014

The Gender Report provides a regular round-up of links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links below are to recent noteworthy articles on topics related to women in journalism, media and technology, as well as articles related to the intersections of gender, race, class, nationality, ability, and sexual orientation and the media. Continue reading

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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.

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*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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Women in journalism: Reading list for 1/26/2014

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 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.

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Transgender People Are Paying The Price For The Media’s Willful Ignorance (BuzzFeed)

Women and Media: The Good, Bad and [Very] Ugly (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

On Media – Or, Why Isn’t There a Jezebel/Hairpin for WOC (Racialicious)

Life as a Female Journalist: Hot or Not? (New York Times)

How Not to Report on Sex Trafficking (RH Reality Check)

Let’s Face It: the Web Is a Worse Place for Women Than It Is for Men (Vice)

Tennis Player Eugenie Bouchard Has Best Match of Her Career, Gets Asked About Her Celebrity Crush Instead (PolicyMic)

Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks (Daily Beast)

Cate Blanchett Calls Out Red Carpet Camera, Asking “Do You Do This To the Guys?” (PolicyMic)

Debate on Photo Retouching Flares Online, With Roles Reversed (New York Times)

Vivek Wadhwa: Keeping Women in the Tech Workforce (Wall Street Journal)

Trouble On Our Doorstep: Female journalists cover death and life in Mexico’s drug war (Quill) – From December but worth the read

New York Times names Molly Wood deputy tech editor (Capital New York)

CNN to Sign Sally Kohn as Contributor (TV Newser)

Building a Digital Legacy: Q&A with The Atlantic’s Kimberly Lau (Sparksheet)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 1/19/2014

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 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.

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Using technology to end gender violence (WACC)

What happens to women online matters (Melissa Harris-Perry show)

Women’s groups attack The Sun over coverage of trafficking victim (The Guardian)

Net Neutrality Survival Basic for Women’s Media (Women’s eNews)

Women in Technology: Triumphs and Barriers [Infographic] (IT Manager Daily)

Digital Technology Remodels Women’s Magazines (MediaShift)

Time Magazine Turns Hillary Clinton Into a Pointy Heel Trampling an Emasculated Dude (XX Factor)

Joanna Demkiewicz and Kaylen Ralph just do it (It’s All Journalism) On the founders of The Riveter

Bonnie Fuller Talks Digital Media, Celebrity Journalism and Her First Big Break (FishbowlNY

Q&A: Trudy Lieberman on rural health news (Columbia Journalism Review)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 1/12/2014

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 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 Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet (by Amanda Hess) Related: When Misogynist Trolls Make Journalism Miserable for Women (The Atlantic) and Let’s Be Real: Online Harassment Isn’t ‘Virtual’ For Women (Talking Points Memo)

A Man Is Facing Jail for Harassing Women Online, and It’s a Big Deal (Jezebel)

Tech women are busy building their own networks (Washington Post)

One woman in list of top Twitter influencers over 50 (Telegraph)

TV presenter sacked for swearing at studio colleague live on air after he called her a ‘f****** big w****’ through her earpiece (Daily Mail)

In the media, a CEO remains a lady first (The Globe and Mail)

Only Two of the 100 Top-Grossing Movies of the Year Were Directed by Women (The Mary Sue)

The Times, From the Top: Looking Ahead (by Margaret Sullivan) On Jill Abramson

Sasheer Zamata Joins ‘Saturday Night Live’ As New Cast Member (Deadline)

Written Off: Jennifer Weiner’s quest for literary respect (The New Yorker)

Kathryn ‘Kitty’ Broman, TV pioneer, dies at age 97 in Longmeadow (Mass Live)

Katharine Whitehorn: I think I’ve earned a gong this time (The Guardian)

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