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.

Reading List

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)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 11/3/2013

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

Shutting us down: How online misogyny prevents women from fully participating in democracy (Women Under Siege)

The Post’s front page needs more women (Washington Post – Letter to the Editor)

Why are so many women ‘seen but not heard’ on social media? (The Telegraph)

Ann Coulter on women: We’re bitchy and hysterical (Name it. Change it.)

For ‘SNL’ Cast, Being Diverse May Be Better Than Being ‘Ready’ (New York Times)

Natascha McElhone: it’s time to find an app for gender equality (The Guardian)

Book Review: Women and Journalism (LSE Review of Books)

In the land of ladyblogs: A panel of prominent bloggers discussed their niche (Columbia Journalism Review)

Karen Dunlap will retire as Poynter’s president (Poynter)

Q&A: Nancy Conway, The Salt Lake Tribune (Columbia Journalism Review)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 9/8/2013

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

10 Women to Watch (Editor & Publisher)

Software seeks to measure women’s participation in journalism (Poynter)

Girls Tweeting (Not Twerking) Their Way to Power (New York Times)

Why Female Journalists in India Still Can’t Have It All (India Ink, New York Times)

“Escape from Taliban” author Sushmita Banerjee shot dead in Afghanistan (Reuters)

More Women Were Working In TV During 2012-13 Season Than Ever Before: Study (Deadline)

How Do Women and Men Use Social Media Differently? [INFOGRAPHIC] (Social Media Today)

First female ‘Life’ editor Judith Glassman Daniels dies at 74 (Entertainment Weekly)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 9/1/2013

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

A New DIY Movement: #SmartFeministsofTwitter (Ms. Magazine)

6 Insidious Ways Social Media Can Be Used to Silence Women (Policy Mic)

The War Over Free Speech, Harassment, and Trolls Hits Another Social-Media Site (Mother Jones)

A Show of Strength by Middle Eastern Women Photographers (Lens Blog)

Female Journalists Sitting On Floor In Iran An Illustration Of Gender Inequality? (Huffington Post)

12 Minutes of Freedom in 460 Days of Captivity (New York Times Magazine) Amanda Lindhout tells the story of her kidnapping

For Two Female News Anchors, Morning Has Spoken (New York Times) On Gayle King and Mika Brzezinski

Why Bustle Is Great News for Women (XX Factor)

A Year in the Life of a Watchdog (by Margaret Sullivan, New York Times Public Editor)

The Associated Press’s Kathleen Carroll: “You can have it all if you define what it is you want” (Nieman Reports)

A Q&A with the Guardian’s Southeast Asia correspondent Kate Hodal, on her move from freelancing to her current role (Journalism.co.uk)

Q&A: NYT Magazine Writer, Maggie Jones (ReportHers)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 5/19/2013

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

Working Women On Television: A Mixed Bag At Best (NPR)

Do you think about gender on Twitter? (Twee-Q)

Open Gender Tracker analyses gender balance in the media (Journalism.co.uk)

Where have all the women gone in movies? (LA Times)

Marissa Mayer’s Widower Debuts on Philanthropic Stage (Flip the News) – The Laurene Jobs story recast as a Zach Bogue story.

Sports Illustrated Loves Models. Female Athletes? Not So Much (Jezebel)

Why are Indian women being attacked on social media? (BBC News India)

NPR Describes Senator Gillibrand as “petite, blond and perky” (Miss Representation)

Shameful: Washington Times Column Blames Female Service Members for Assault, Calls Them Liars (Huffington Post)

No, You Cannot Substitute ‘Sex’ For ‘Rape’ (Think Progress)

Once Again, Media Asks Wrong Questions and Blames Victims (Ms. Magazine)

REPORT: Diversity On Evening Cable News In 13 Charts (Media Matters)

Walters to Announce 2014 Retirement on ‘The View’ (New York Times)

Why We’ll Miss Glass Ceiling-Breaker Barbara Walters (KQED)

Seth Meyers to replace Jimmy Fallon as late-night white-guy beat goes on (She the People)

Still Shooting After the End of War (NYTimes Lens Blog) On Stacy Pearsall

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