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 4/6/2014

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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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

Women in radio: Intensifying advocacy on gender equality, women empowerment – See more at: http://news.pia.gov.ph/index.php?article=1501396187683#sthash.01kY4GD7.NZifF7o2.dpuf

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)

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 3/16/2014

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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Violence and Harassment against Women in the News Media: A Global Picture (IWMF) A new report

Women journalists harassed and abused, often by colleagues – survey (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

Journalism startups aren’t a revolution if they’re filled with all these white men (Guardian)

The Online Journalism “Revolution” Will Produce More Powerful White Men (XX Factor)

Only 15 Percent of Top Films in 2013 Put Women in Lead Roles, Study Finds (New York Times)

Here’s What Two Generations of Women Journos Have to Say about Sexism at Work (Newsflash: It Still Exists!) (Girl w/ Pen)

Who Creates Drama At HBO? Very Few Women Or People Of Color (Huffington Post)

Sexism in sport: Why do internet trolls target women? (CNN)

No increase in women’s sport coverage since the 2012 Olympics (Guardian)

Move Over Glossy Magazines. Now Social Media Makes Young Girls Hate Themselves. (XX Factor)

Q&A: NYT Correspondent Tanzina Vega (ReportHers)

Melissa Harris-Perry on sexism, parenting and work: “We reproduce this fantasy of perfected motherhood” (Salon)

A Conversation with Nepali Journalist, Women’s Rights Advocate Jaya Luintel (In Asia)

‘WSJ’ Editor Liz Heron Leaves for Job at Facebook (Mashable)

Vanessa Friedman is NYT’s new top fashion critic (Poynter)

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 for 9/22/2013

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.

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Female Editors Written Off: A look at major media outlets without women at the helm (Daily Beast)

Women Are Covering The Hell Out Of The Syria War — So Why Haven’t You Noticed? (Buzzfeed)

The six men on this list of tech writers most willing to be replaced by women (Medium)

Media need to stop portraying women simply as ‘touchline totty’ (The Guardian)

The New Republic’s women problem: 80% of its readers are men (Politico)

Women’s Issues Are Not “Soft”: Sexism and the Urge to Devalue (BlogHer)

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Don’t Women Directors Win Emmys? (MissRepresentation)

Star Tribune editor Nancy Barnes is named Houston Chronicle editor (JimRomenesko.com)

Nancy Gibbs Named Managing Editor of Time: She’s the magazine’s first female m.e. (AdWeek)

Journalism books that tell it how it was, how it is and how it should be (The Guardian) Third book featured is Suzanne Franks’ Women and Journalism.

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 for 5/12/2013

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.

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ESPN’s interchangeable women (Columbia Journalism Review)

Sexism and the Single Murderess (New York Times)

Female Journalists In India Being Abused On Twitter (All Twitter)

Iraqi women journalists win essay contest (United Nations Radio)

Elyse Tanouye is named Wall Street Journal content development editor (JimRomenesko.com)

Cyndi Stivers Joins AOL as Editor-In-Chief of AOL.com (AOL Blog)

Monday Q&A: The New York Times’ new head of video production Rebecca Howard on plans for growth (Nieman Journalism Lab)

Why Robin Roberts Is the Most Trusted Woman on Television (Reader’s Digest)

Katie Couric: Women At Work, Social Media And Her Best Career Advice (Forbes)

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