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.
–AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus killed, reporter Kathy Gannon wounded (AP) (View a round-up of tributes to Niedringhaus here in our related post.)
–Divided: The Media Gender Gap [Infographic] (Women’s Media Center)
–Exposed: Outrageous Gender Bias Rife in News Industry (AlterNet)
–Study: Sun-Times has most bylines by women, NYT fewest (Poynter)
–CoverIt Live Feed: Conversations in Journalism 2014 #cij14. (The Columbia Journalism School Women in Journalism) The organization held its first student-organized conference on Saturday, April 5th.
–Technology’s Man Problem (New York Times)
–The story of women in Afghanistan ‘must be told’ (Poynter)
–And Women Shall Lead: Lynsey Addario on the New Face of Afghanistan (TIME)
–Hillary Clinton: ‘There Is A Double Standard’ Against Women In The Media (HuffPost Media)
–Call for Proposals: Alexia Foundation 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant (MediaStorm)
–Enough With the Ageist, Sexist Mom Jokes (XX Factor)
–The Things She Carried (New York Times) On the absence of stories about female veterans
–Reporter Fired for Checking Email? Serena Markstrom Nugent’s termination from the R-G draws employee protest (Eugene Weekly)
–The Dollar-And-Cents Case Against Hollywood’s Exclusion of Women (FiveThirtyEight)
–The Continuing Case for Having More Women in Film (Women and Hollywood)
–Hey, Saturday Night Live: I’m a Black Woman. Why Did You Turn Me into a Man? (XX Factor)
–The Publication That Comes Closest to Gender Parity Among Writers Often Doesn’t Pay (XX Factor)
–More Useless Career Advice from Successful Women (XX Factor)
–Michele Norris’ ‘Race Card Project’ Is Among Peabody Award Winners (NPR)
–The Blind Spot: Samantha Asumadu (Digital Women UK)
–Meet the two journalists (Rachel Sklar and Glynnis MacNicol) set on empowering women (New York Post)
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