Women in journalism: Reading list for 1/5/2014

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*

10 ways women are criminalized for being brutalized—as seen in a single story (Women Under Siege)

The 24 Pieces That Should Be Required Reading For Women From 2013 (HuffPost Women)

Stoking Fire: How News Outlets, Prosecutors Minimize Sexual Violence With Language (Truthout)

4 Women Journalists Defying the Odds in Mexico City (Global Voices)

In Qatar, local women approach broadcast journalism tentatively (Doha News)

Arab Journalists Training and Reporting Women (Arab Women Media Watch Centre)

Magazine apologises for rape headline (The Copenhagen Post)

The Big O: Remembering 2013’s Top Female Film Moments (Women and Hollywood)

Women’s eNews Announces 21 Leaders for 21st Century 2014 (Women’s eNews)

Journalists — Of Color! — To Watch In 2014 (NPR)

Islamic World Through Women’s Eyes: Mideast Photography at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (New York Times)

Meet The Inspiring Woman Breaking News About Syria As She Reinvents Digital Journalism (Fast Company) On Lara Setrakian

Liz Jackson reveals what she’s learnt about journalism over 27 years (ABC News Back Story)

Vivian Maier and the Hidden History of Women’s Photography (Big Think)

Seattle’s Lindy West Brings Women’s Issues to Light Online (Seattle Magazine)

Bloomberg’s Susan Goldberg Leaving For National Geographic (HuffPost Media)

Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher Launch Tech News Site ‘Re/code’ (Mashable)

Q&A: NYT Correspondent, Jodi Kantor (ReportHers)

*Note: Due to the holiday, this week’s list contains noteworthy links from the past two weeks. No Reading List was posted for the week of 12/29/2013.

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 8/25/2013

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

Why there’s no female Nate Silver (Salon)

Men, women, and media empire-building (by Ann Friedman)

The women’s pages: The upsides and downsides of starting your career in gender-specific digital media (Columbia Journalism Review) Also by Ann Friedman

Police say female photographer, 23, gang-raped in Mumbai (CNN)

The IWMF Launches Global Survey On Dangers For Women In News (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Editor Tries to Mansplain Gender Disparity, Fails Miserably (The Atlantic Wire)

Marissa Mayer and Sheryl Sandberg aren’t the only fierce women in tech (Venture Beat)

Can These Students Fix Wikipedia’s Lady Problem? (Mother Jones)

Women Contributors Still Face Hurdles at Wikipedia (WSJ)

How two young journalists are highlighting longform journalism written by women (Poynter)

Young female journalists: here’s your opportunity to shine (The Telegraph)

The 100 Best Websites For Women, 2013 (Forbes)

Q&A: Aerogram Founder, Lakshmi Gandhi (ReportHers)

A Q&A With Jill Abramson: The Times’ top editor on mean bosses, liberal biases, and the demise of the Washington Post (New Republic)

Lauren Ashburn Joins Fox News (Huffington Post)

Why is Chrystia Freeland leaving journalism to run for office? (Washington Post)

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

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

Men, for the most part, still run newsrooms (Pew Researcher Center Fact Tank)

Journalism safety: INSI to offer training to female reporters in Egypt (Journalism.co.uk)

Female Foreign Journalist Gang-Raped in Horrific Tahrir Square Attack (Jezebel)

Egypt’s Plague of Sex Attacks (The Daily Beast)

Media boys’ club can’t afford to ignore women (The Globe and Mail)

UN Women Partners with Geena Davis on First-ever Global Gender in Film Research Study (UN Women press release)

Three Women Serve on the Supreme Court, and the New York Times Is on It (XX Factor)

Let’s get visual? On Pink tennis shoes. Pink stilettos. Purse boys. Pantsuit aficionados. (by Lindsey Meeks)

Woman’s work: The twisted reality of an Italian freelancer in Syria (Columbia Journalism Review)

Q&A: Liberian Journo, Melissa Chea-Annan (ReportHers)

Monday Q&A: Denise Malan on the new data-driven collaboration between INN and IRE (Nieman Journalism Lab)

Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren is staying, but Megyn Kelly moving to prime time (Poynter)

Amy Chozick to cover the Clintons for New York Times (JimRomenesko.com)

Soledad O’Brien Joins Al Jazeera America (The Wrap)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 6/2/2013

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

Journalism’s Louboutin Problem (XX Factor)

Facebook’s turning point on sexual violence (CNN)

Amanda Bynes’ public meltdown says more about us than her (Guardian)

Watch the Men of Fox News Freak Out Over Female Breadwinners (XX Factor)

WOW: Fox Newswoman Megyn Kelly Lays Epic Smackdown On Fox Newsmen For Obvious And Blatant Misogyny (Upworthy)

This is what happens when you ban male press from a female rock fest in Afghanistan (by Amie Ferris-Rotman) – This is a guest post for The Gender Report.

Being called beauty isn’t a compliment New York Post (Name it. Change it.)

Marcia McNutt to become first female Editor-In-Chief of Science magazine (IWMF)

Syrian TV reporter Yara Abbas shot dead (Syria Report)

Just how relevant are consumer women’s mags today in a crowded market? (The Telegraph)

Regina McCombs leaves Poynter for Minnesota Public Radio (Poynter)

Liz Heron is named Wall Street Journal emerging media editor (JimRomenesko.com)

Q&A: Data Viz Expert, Amanda Hickman (ReportHers)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 3/3/2013

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

Don’t blame the victim, or the photographer (Salon)

Salacious, voyeuristic, insensitive: How the media harms one survivor of rape (Women Under Siege)

Speaking out about sexual violence (Ottawa Citizen)

‘Said to Lady Journos’ Tumblr is ‘depressingly relatable,’ female journalists say. Related: Meet the lady behind the ‘Said to Lady Journos’ Tumblr (Poynter)

Dealing with harassment and sexism (Columbia Journalism Review)

Online Misogynists Are Not Fringe Characters (Raw Story)

House of Cads: The psycho-sexual ordeal of reporting in Washington (New Republic)

Launching Voices of Our Future Training Program 2013 (World Pulse)

New documentary honors women who paved the way (Daily Beast) On MAKERS: Women Who Make America. Watch the documentary online here.

Where were today’s digital feminists in ‘Women Who Make America’? (Guardian)

More Women Needed Behind and in Front of the Camera (by Julie Burton)

Good News for Female Magazine Editors: The Pay Gap Is Narrowing (XX Factor)

Mary J. Corey, first woman to lead Sun newsroom, dies of cancer (Baltimore Sun)

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