Women in journalism: Reading list 10/21/2012

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

Shot Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai can stand, communicate, hospital says (CNN)

Sonia Dridi, Cairo Reporter, ‘Savagely Attacked’: France 24 TV (AP)

Study: Women no longer need exceptional qualifications to win Pulitzers, but… (Poynter)

Talk to the Times: Questions for Jill Abramson, Executive Editor (New York Times)

Wilhelmina Model Robyn Lawley On Twitter’s Shameful Candy Crowley Attacks (Daily Beast)

Teen who petitioned for female debate moderator: ‘No one — man or woman — could have done it better’ (Poynter)

Good Girls Don’t: After suing Newsweek for sex discrimination, some women ran up against their own timidity (Nieman Reports)

Sexist stereotypes dominate front pages of British newspapers, research finds (Guardian)

Why does this shocking dearth of women in the media persist? (Guardian)

Twitter Seeks Woman for Its All-Male Board [REPORT] (Mashable)

One month in, Margaret Sullivan talks about the changing role of New York Times Public Editor (Poynter)

So What Do You Do, Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC Host and Tulane University Professor? (Mediabistro)

Penske Puts a Woman in Charge at Variety (Fishbowl LA) Michelle Sobrino-Stearns named first-ever female publisher.

Kristina O’Neill named editor of WSJ. Magazine (JimRomenesko.com)

Why Heidi N. Moore is leaving ‘Marketplace’ for the Guardian (Poynter)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 9/16/2012

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

-Lynn Povich’s Good Girls Revolt Is the Feminist History Lesson We Need (XX Factor)

The Hello Ladies Guide to Sexism in Politics (revisited) (Hello Ladies)

Why Gender Trend Pieces Just Won’t Go Away (BuzzFeed)

WaPo’s Wemple Has Eye For Male Journos (Fishbowl DC)

Major news org wants to know how I lost my baby weight (hint: having a preemie helped) (by Jessica Valenti)

-Do We Really Need To See Sexy Mika in Vanity Fair? (XX Factor)

Groups protest Vogue’s choking photo (JimRomenesko.com)

Lisa Ling: ‘We need journalists to uncover truths’ (10,000 Words)

Maria Hinojosa, 2012 Chancellor Award Winner (Columbia University)

Trailblazing Globe reporter Gloria Negri retires after 53 years (Boston.com)

The Hello Ladies Guide to Sexism in Politics (revisited)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 9/9/2012

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

Women’s representation in media: the best data on the subject to date (Guardian Data Blog)

-What’s Changed, and What Hasn’t, Since the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses (XX Factor)

40 Years Later, Newsweek Sex Discrimination Persists (Women’s eNews) An excerpt from “The Good Girls Revolt”

Reporting from the Front Lines of War: Kathy Gannon and Anja Niedringhaus (International Women’s Media Foundation)

What’s in a name? The rhetoric of rape (Women Under Siege)

Chicago Sun-Times pursues politician who dares to be a mom (by Erik Wemple)

Women, Women, Everywhere — but Not Much About Their Paychecks (by Margaret Sullivan)

Announcing Our Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign (World Pulse)

Global Press Institute Founder Wins $100,000 Social Justice Innovation Prize (GPI)

Margaret Sullivan: ‘It’s not about me handing down pronouncements’ (Poynter)

Iranian activist [and journalist] Zhila Bani-Yaghoub packs her bags and heads to prison (Guardian)

Reporting Poverty: Emily Brennan interviews Katherine Boo (Guernica)

Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho: ‘I don’t scare easily’ (Guardian)

New Editor at Cosmopolitan: Joanna Coles Replaces Kate White (Media Decoder)

Charlize Theron, Thunder Road to Produce Film About Slain War Reporter [Marie Colvin] (Hollywood Reporter)

So What Do You Do, Jessica Bennett, Executive Editor of Tumblr’s Storyboard? (Mediabistro)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 9/2/2012

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.

Political Coverage

The Women’s Media Center and The 4th Estate Project partnered to release new findings on the gender gap in political coverage. According to an analysis of coverage of the 2012 presidential election at 35 newspapers, men wrote 76 percent of articles during the GOP primary period (Jan. 1 to April 15) and 72 percent of the articles during the general election period thus far (April 16 to Aug. 25). Here are related articles and the press release from the Women’s Media Center:

Three-Quarters of Newspapers’ Presidential Coverage is Written by Men (Women’s Media Center)

Men are Telling the Stories of Election 2012 (4thEstate.net)

-Male Journalists May Dominate Campaign Coverage, But Look What Women Write About (XX Factor)

Three-Quarters Of The Presidential News You Read Is Written By Men (Forbes Woman)

General Interest Links

Don’t posit ‘what women think’ without quoting any (Columbia Journalism Review)

RNC Attendee Allegedly Threw Nuts At Black CNN Camerawoman, Said ‘This Is How We Feed Animals’ (Talking Points Memo)

CNN Camerawoman [Patricia Carroll] On Harassment At RNC: ‘I hate that it happened, but I’m not surprised at all’ (TV Newser)

Spanish Magazine Depicts Michelle Obama As A Slave (Think Progress)

‘Good Girls’ Tells of Women’s Fight for Rights at Newsweek (New York Times)

On the frontline with female reporters (The Media Online)

“Our World, My Voice: GlobalGirls Talk Politics” Blog Campaign (Global Girl Media)

-Is Sexual Violence on TV OK if the Heroine Is Tough? (XX Factor)

The Feministing Five: Rose Aguilar (Feministing)

Robin Roberts Moves Last Day on “GMA” Before Medical Leave to Thursday (ABC News)

Wendy Warren leaves Philly.com for NBCWashington.com (Poynter)

Patch loses communications director Janine Iamunno (JimRomenesko.com)

Sullivan says goodbye to Buffalo News to become NYT ombud (Poynter)

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