Women in journalism: Reading list 3/31/2013

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

#EdgyHeadlines Flips Gender; Illustrates Misogyny In Media And Culture (Mediabistro’s All Twitter)

TIME’s list of top Twitter users is basically a boys’ club (by Meg Heckman)

From ‘Californication’ To ‘Veep’ The TV Shows That Hired No Women Or Writers Of Color In 2011-2012 (ThinkProgress)

BBC launches expert women database and YouTube channel (The Telegraph)

Atwood: How things have changed for women in journalism (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Is There Really Room to Debate Whether Women Can Lead? (New York Times)

Why asking & answering readers’ tough questions is helpful when covering rape (Poynter)

Somali women’s rights reporter Rahma Abdulkadir shot dead in Mogadishu (Guardian)

Venezuelan Cartoonist Threatened: Rayma Suprani (AWID)

Ahn Sehong’s captivating black and white photos of “Comfort Women,” Koreans forced into sexual slavery during World War II (New York Times Lens Blog)

Zanele Muholi, South African Photographer, Highlights Lesbians, Transgender Women (Huffington Post)

Introducing the Zubeida Mustafa Award for Journalistic Excellence (International Women’s Media Foundation)

‘Daily News’ steals ‘Post’ transit reporter Jennifer Fermino for its City Hall bureau chief (Capital New York)

Kenya: a public editor learns her value (Columbia Journalism Review)

Tuesday Q&A: Amanda Zamora on participation metrics, deeper engagement, and why ProPublica is heading to Reddit (Nieman Journalism Lab)

And that’s the way it was: March 25, 1934 – Gloria Steinem is born in Toledo, OH (Columbia Journalism Review)

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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 1/20/2013

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

Professor: Media coverage of rape often missing meaningful discussion (KU News Release)

Who Needs Feminist Media? Answers from Short-Essay Contest Winners (Ms. blog)

Coverage of Social Issues Among To Newspapers – Election 2012 (4thEstate.net)

A Salute to Girl Power in Hollywood (New York Times)

Lara Setrakian: Single-story sites like Syria Deeply have lessons to offer the rest of the news business (Nieman Journalism Lab)

Somali journalist arrested after interviewing rape victim (Guardian)

Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu loses appeal, remains in prison (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Middletown Press reporter Lauren Sievert assaulted outside Connecticut courthouse (Poynter)

Abandoned Babies & Terrible Mothers: Media Coverage Bias (BlogHer)

Nigella Lawson Tells ABC They Can’t Airbush Her Tummy For Promo Poster (BuzzFeed)

‘Dear Abby’ advice columnist Pauline Friedman Phillips dies at age 94 (AP)

Ellen Weiss To Head Scripps DC News Bureau (TV News Check)

N.Y. Times’ Alice DuBois leaves for BuzzFeed (Politico)

Joyce Wadler Takes NY Times Buyout (New York Observer)

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