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.

Reading List

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.

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 7/14/2013

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 Honorable ‘Girlie’ Senator From The State Of New York (NPR Ombudsman)

NPR’s ombudsman asks for guidelines how to fairly cover women politicians. We have some. (Name It. Change It.)

Should you mention her shoes? Maybe. (by Meg Heckman)

Quick Profile Comparisons (Flip The News)

Wired’s profile of Google engineer leads with anecdotes about her wardrobe (Poynter)

REPORT: The Sunday Morning Shows Are Still White, Conservative, And Male (Media Matters)

Against All Odds, Female Reporters Lead in Syria (Daily Beast)

Photography Exhibition Challenges Stereotypes of Women in Sri Lanka (Global Press Institute)

ESPN To Air Documentary on Women Sports Journalists Who Fought for Professional Access and Treatment (Media Report to Women, the Blog)

The First Female CEO of a Television Network Offers a Springboard for Other Women (Huffington Post)

The Times’s New Culture Club: Young female foursome tapped to lead arts coverage (New York Observer)

Forbes Exec Meredith Levien Tapped For Top Advertising Job At New York Times (Forbes)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 7/7/2013

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

Men, for the most part, still run newsrooms (Pew Researcher Center Fact Tank)

Journalism safety: INSI to offer training to female reporters in Egypt (Journalism.co.uk)

Female Foreign Journalist Gang-Raped in Horrific Tahrir Square Attack (Jezebel)

Egypt’s Plague of Sex Attacks (The Daily Beast)

Media boys’ club can’t afford to ignore women (The Globe and Mail)

UN Women Partners with Geena Davis on First-ever Global Gender in Film Research Study (UN Women press release)

Three Women Serve on the Supreme Court, and the New York Times Is on It (XX Factor)

Let’s get visual? On Pink tennis shoes. Pink stilettos. Purse boys. Pantsuit aficionados. (by Lindsey Meeks)

Woman’s work: The twisted reality of an Italian freelancer in Syria (Columbia Journalism Review)

Q&A: Liberian Journo, Melissa Chea-Annan (ReportHers)

Monday Q&A: Denise Malan on the new data-driven collaboration between INN and IRE (Nieman Journalism Lab)

Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren is staying, but Megyn Kelly moving to prime time (Poynter)

Amy Chozick to cover the Clintons for New York Times (JimRomenesko.com)

Soledad O’Brien Joins Al Jazeera America (The Wrap)

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 9/23/2012

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

Opinion: Why do women still lag in journalism? (by Susan Antilla)

Moroccan Women in Journalism (Global Girl Media)

Poll: College women get election news from the paper, though they’d rather not (Poynter)

Women Created More Television Last Year, But Is It a Durable Sign of Progress? (ThinkProgress)

Why was a rape victim’s blog mentioned and quoted from in a story on a rape in Central Park, allowing readers to identify the woman? (Answer from Margaret Sullivan, public editor of The New York Times)

-Why Are There No Women Writers in Vogue’s Edith Wharton Spread? (Slate)

Behind ‘The Good Girls Revolt’: The ‘Newsweek’ Lawsuit That Paved the Way for Women Writers (Daily Beast)

Women who set world media trends (The Media Reporter)

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry tops the ‘Root 100′ list (Poynter)

A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution (Book by journalist Samar Yazbek)

Islamist militants seize and rename radio station in Mali (Committee to Project Journalists) Staff ordered to “to replace a female editor, Fatoumata Abdou, with a man”

A Reaction To The Backlash Against Mindy Kaling (Racialicious)

Alex Pham leaves Los Angeles Times for a job that gives her more flexibility (JimRomenesko.com)

Feature writer Sheila McClear leaves the ‘New York Post’ (Capital New York)

Mexican photojournalist Claudia Guadarrama documents the trauma of migration (Women News Network)

How Soledad O’Brien prepared for that contentious John Sununu interview (Poynter)

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