Women in journalism: Reading list for 9/14/2014

The Gender Report provides a regular round-up of links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links below are to recent noteworthy articles on topics related to women in journalism, media and technology, 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 round-ups here.

Reading List

On Journalism:

Where Are the Women? Why we need more female newsroom leaders (Nieman Reports)

Why Disruptors Are Always White Guys (New York Mag)

Hacker destroys International Women’s Media Foundation website (OneWorld News)

Jezebel staffers wanted to ‘light a fire under management’s collective ass’ (Poynter)

Doing feminist journalism is hard. It’s time publishers invested in protecting their staff. (Washington Post)

Why I’ve Stopped Reading Twitter Mentions (Slate)

Giving female journalists a voice in developing nations: Zubeida Mustafa helps illuminate the lives of women in Pakistan (Columbia Journalism Review)

Why Don’t African Women Write Their Stories? (The WIP)

Women’s eNews crowdfunds project on domestic abuse (Journalism.co.uk)

Best of Q: Is sports journalism a man’s game? (CBC Radio)

On Technology

Closing the High-Tech Gender Gap (MIT Technology Review)

Managers Tell Women in Tech They Are “Abrasive” and Need to “Step Back” to “Let Others Shine” (Slate)

Startup that places women in tech jobs plans journalism vertical (Poynter)

Network wants to see more women in tech startups (DW)

Building women media entrepreneurs (The Media Online)

For Facebook, access to women’s rights information is a basic one (Fortune)

What If Men Weren’t Allowed on Facebook? On Women.com (Slate)

On Film/TV

From Now On, Women Save the World: Hollywood Has Realized That Movies Starring Women Can Make Money (New York Times)

Flipping the Script: Female directors (New York Times Style Magazine)

#AskHerMore Calls Out The Questions We Wish Reporters Would Ask Women at the Emmys (Mic)

Interviews and features

Digital divas: Meet our women media leaders of tomorrow (The media online)

The 60-second interview: Elizabeth Spiers, editorial director, Flavorwire (Capital New York)

Former New York Times Editor Jill Abramson on the Paper’s Future (Re/code)

Research chat: Sarah Cohen of the New York Times on the state of data journalism and what reporters need to know (Journalist’s Resource)

BuzzFeed’s Founding Editor Peggy Wang: On Japanese Snacks And The Future Of Digital Media (The New Potato)

Women In Tech: Nicola Hughes & Data Driven Journalism (Orbis)

Women on the move

Katharine Weymouth leaves Washington Post (Poynter)

Timeline of Katharine Weymouth and The Washington Post (Poynter)

‘Good Morning America’ Anchor Robin Roberts Launches Production Company (Variety)

Maureen Dowd joins N.Y.T. Magazine ahead of ‘major redesign’ (Capital New York)

Emily Bazelon leaves Slate for New York Times Magazine (JimRomenesko.com)

Diane Sawyer Signs Off ‘World News:’ ‘I’ll See You Right Back Here on ABC News, Very Soon’ (TV Newser)

Bloomberg Politics taps Jeanne Cummings in D.C. (Politico)

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 5/26/2013

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

Sports Journalism’s Beauty Curse (Daily Beast)

Study: Women Movie Critics Fewer Than 20% on Rotten Tomatoes (The Wrap)

Report: Minorities, Women Underrepresented in Canadian Writing Rooms (Hollywood Reporter)

Incoming BBC news director promises action for more on-air female journalists (The Independent)

The World’s Most Powerful Women 2013 (Forbes) – The list includes media figures like New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson (No. 19), editor-in-chief of Vogue Anna Wintour (No. 41), and editor-in-chief of Huffington Post Media Group Arianna Huffington (No. 56), among others.

‘Lucky Guy,’ and lucky newspaper readers (She the People)

NBC News confirms ITV’s Deborah Turness as president (The Guardian)

$24,000 prize to help young journalist change the world (Detroit Free Press)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 2/26/12

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.

In Memory: Marie Colvin

Award-winning foreign correspondent Marie Colvin died in Syria this week alongside photojournalist Remi Ochlik. Colvin was remembered in numerous tributes across the web. Here are just a few:

The Risks of Bearing Witness: Discussing Marie Colvin’s Legacy (New York Magazine)

Opinion: Colvin fought injustice, armed only with words and images (Op-ed by Hannah Storm on CNN)

Marie Colvin: The death of a role model (by Helena Williams for the Press Gazette)

Profile: Marie Colvin, intrepid and fearless war correspondent (Reuters)

Journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik killed in Syria: Their last work and words (Washington Post)

Marie Colvin killed in Homs: tributes to Sunday Times journalist (Telegraph) – A round-up of statement about her death

Great Female Journalists (Independent) – A gallery of nine women starting with Colvin

General interest links

FishbowlDC’s Rothstein criticized for accusing female journalists of going for ‘the sexpot look’ (Poynter) – Includes a round-up of other articles related to the incident

More Discussion but Few Changes on Sexual Violence (by Lauren Wolfe as part of the Committee to Project Journalists’ Attacks on the Press in 2011)

Boys’ Clubhouse: Why Women Should Write About Sports (GOOD)

How many times has Elizabeth Warren been called darling? (Name It Change It)

On #dailywife and writing for the “women’s pages” (by Rachel Hills)

How To Be a Feminist in the Sports Culture Boys’ Club (If You Want To) (Women, Action & the Media)

Telling Stories in Contemporary Spain: A Survey of Women Writing Literary Journalism (World Literature Today)

Has confessional journalism gone too far? Yvonne Roberts and Lucy Cavendish discuss (The Guardian)

Coming clean on sex pests in the newsroom (The Australian)

How ‘Grammar Girl’ turned a single hobby podcast into a growing media network (Nieman Lab)

Margaret Low Smith to head NPR News (Poynter)

Melissa Harris-Perry of MSNBC gives new face to cable news (by Anna Holmes on the Washington Post)

‘Trailblazer’ Belva Davis to Retire From KQED After Presidential Election (TVSpy)

Interview: Louise Court, editor of Cosmopolitan, on how sex sells (The Guardian)

Safe at home: A feature on Lara Logan (New York Times Style Magazine)

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