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 3/3/2013

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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Women in journalism: Reading list 2/10/2013

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

The Digital Safety Gap and the Online Harassment of Women (HuffPost Media)

Haters Gonna Hate. What’s a Woman to Do About It? (New York Magazine)

Sexist Super Bowl ads? #NotBuyingIt, some say (CNN)

House Of Cards Thinks All Female Political Reporters Are Mean Sluts (Slate)

Shhhh…no one tell Fox News about the “wedding kiss”… (via Jessica Valenti)

How bloggers became the new “chick lit” heroines (Poynter)

Beliefnet tells writer: Don’t use the word ‘feminist’ on your blog (JimRomenesko.com)

Concern About Somalia Rape Case Verdict (State Department)

Margaret Sullivan makes Medill Magazine’s cover (JimRomenesko.com)

Robin Roberts to Return to ‘Good Morning America’ Feb. 20 (ABC News)

Jill Abramson on paywalls, Howell Raines and 9/11 (JimRomenesko.com) Related: “Alec Baldwin scolds his listeners for complaining about Jill Abramson’s voice. (@ABFalecbaldwin)”

RIP Annette Buchanan, reporter who protected her pot-smoking sources in the ’60s (JimRomenesko.com)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 2/3/2013

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

Women, News, and the Internet: (Almost) Everything We Know (by J. Nathan Matias)

Covering rape responsibly (Women Under Siege)

Germany in Uproar over Political Profile that Calls Out Sexism (Bitch Magazine)

Reel Girl’s Gallery of Girls Gone Missing From Children’s Movies in 2013 (Reel Girl)

Women Shooting on the Front Lines: Lynsey Addario’s Photographs of Women in Combat (New York Times’ Lens Blog)

How bad is sexism in newsrooms? (Daily Life)

IWMF names new Executive Director, new Board Members (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Jessica Lustig named Village Voice deputy editor (JimRomenesko.com)

Elizabeth Spiers Now Editorial Director at Flavorpill.com (New York Observer)

CNN may replace Soledad O’Brien’s ‘Starting Point’ with new morning show (Poynter)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 1/27/2013

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

Inaugural diversity: When the media employs the term, what does it mean? (Columbia Journalism Review)

Sundance Institute and Women in Film Release Unprecedented Study on Women Directors (Women in Hollywood)

The hidden side of women’s military service: sexual assault (Columbia Journalism Review)

How Some Men Harass Women Online and What Other Men Can Do to Stop It (Ms Magazine Blog)

Broadcasting’s gender imbalance is inexcusable after Expert Women’s Day (Guardian)

Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi Testimony and the Men Who Fear Her (BlogHer)

In Te’o interview, Couric shows value of follow-up questions (Poynter)

What the Manti Te’o Scandal Reveals About Women in Journalism (Huffington Post)

How a princess can help Saudi women find their voice (CS Monitor)

Council Candidate Balks at Campaign Finance Questions From ‘Pretty Girl’ (DNAinfo.com)

Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad: ‘Every week they try to smear me, discredit me’ (Guardian)

Barbara Walters recovering, home soon (Politico)

Rachel Nichols Joins CNN and Turner Sports (CNN)

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