Women in journalism: Reading list 4/7/2013

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

National Magazine Award: Year of the Woman (Finally) (Mother Jones)

Awful New York Times Obit for Rocket Scientist Rhapsodizes About Her Beef Stroganoff (Jezebel)

To avoid sexism, follow AP style: The New York Times would have dodged a headache in its Yvonne Brill obituary (Columbia Journalism Review)

Imprisoned Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu threatened with solitary confinement; denied urgently needed medical care (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Quotas get results: A chat with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes on tapping sources more diverse than the usual pool of white dudes (Columbia Journalism Review)

Race for the Prize: On Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland (Los Angeles Review of Books)

9 Real-Life Lessons Learned From Chick-Flick Journalists (Refinery 29)

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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)

We encourage readers to submit suggestions of articles to include in future editions of this feature by sending an email to genderreport[at]gmail.com. For links to articles like these throughout the week, follow @GenderReport on Twitter.

Women in journalism: Reading list 8/12/2012

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

We Never Said “We Wanted it All”: How the Media Distorts the Goals of Feminism (AlterNet)

‘Oxford American’ Editor Fired Following Harassment Accusation (New York Times)

Women On The Rise Among The World’s Top-Earning Authors (Forbes)

Media spotlight takes its toll on Gabby Douglas, Lolo Jones (Poynter)

Lolo Jones Article Is Too Harsh (NY Times Public Editor)

U-T San Diego ad called ‘sexist and silly’ (JimRomenesko.com)

Only 9% of Wikipedia Editors Are Women [INFOGRAPHIC] (Mashable)

Teens push for female debate moderator as female journalists quietly root for their success (Poynter)

Carole Simpson wants a female moderator (Politico)

Women’s Magazines Lead Overall Decline in Newsstand Sales (NY Times Media Decoder)

Newsweek Cover is Definitely About Food (FAIR Blog)

A Critical Voice Lost to Ethiopia’s War on Information (International Women’s Media Foundation) On journalist Reeyot Alemu

Remembering Judith Crist (Columbia Journalism Review)

Grand Forks Herald columnist Marilyn Hagerty wins Al Neuharth Award (JimRomenesko.com)

How This Woman Became ‘Digital Royalty’ (Mashable) On Amy Jo Martin

Editorial Page Promotion at The Times (The New York Times) Terry Tang named deputy editorial page editor

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