Women in journalism: Reading list for 2/23/2014

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*

Women’s Media Center Report Finds Women Still Underrepresented, Misrepresented in U.S. Media (WMC press release) Find links to other articles about the report in our related post here: Studying women’s representation in digital media: The challenges and limitations

Finding the Courage to Cover Sexual Violence (Committee to Protect Journalists)

Film, TV industry’s diversity doesn’t look like America’s, report says (LA Times) On the “Hollywood Diversity Report”

Sahar Speaks: Reporting by Afghan women (John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships)

On Campaign Trail, Missteps on Gender (by Margaret Sullivan, New York Times public editor)

Facebook Just Created 50 New Gender Options For Users to Choose From (PolicyMic)

Men In Silicon Valley With Graduate Degrees Make 73 Percent More Than Female Peers (Think Progress)

The Year I Didn’t Retweet Men: Being mindful about whose voices I amplify (Medium)

LeanIn.org and Getty Aim to Change Women’s Portrayal in Stock Photos (New York Times)

For Online Equity We Need Our Net Neutrality Back (Women’s eNews)

Nina Totenberg: What It Was Like To Be the Only Woman In the Newsroom (Medium)

Washington Post names Alison Coglianese new reader representative (Poynter)

Slate Writer Amanda Hess Wins Sidney Award for Examining Online Sexism (10,000 Words)

Meredith Vieira to Become First Woman to Host Olympics Primetime Show Solo (Variety)

*Note: Due to the author’s travel, this week’s list contains noteworthy links from the past two weeks. No Reading List was posted for the week of 2/16/2013.

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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.

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 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)

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 5/20/2012

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

Working on a Presidential Campaign Could Make You Fat, Married (The Atlantic Wire)

Older female newsreaders forced to become ‘Stepford Wives’ if they want to keep their jobs (The Independent)

Saying ‘No’ to Picture Perfect (New York Times)

Reports highlight ‘silencing crime’: sexual violence against journalists (Global Journalist)

An unflinching witness (CJR) On Marie Colvin

Marie Colvin: Tributes paid to ‘heroic’ journalist (BBC)

On the Front Line: The Collected Journalism of Marie Colvin, By Marie Colvin (The Independent)

Dalglish Named New Dean of UMD’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism (UMD Newsdesk)

Ex-editor speaks frankly about the state of newspapers (JimRomenesko.com) On an interview with Ellen Soeteber

Susanne Reber joins Center for Investigative Reporting after NPR departure (Poynter)

Valérie Trierweiler, France’s new first lady, is a journalist (Poynter)

Watch List

-VIDEO: 100 Years of Women in Journalism (The 100 Project) – See below and check out The 100 Project from the Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism

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