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 2/2/2014

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.

Online Feminism

An article in The Nation related to online feminism sparked a lot of discussion this week. Here is a link to the original piece as well as some of the responses. For additional responses, be sure to check out the hashtags #IStandWithKarnythia & #femfuture on Twitter.

Feminism’s Toxic Twitter Wars (The Nation)

Interlopers on Social Media: Feminism, Women of Color and Oppression (Prison Culture)

Why The Problem Of Online Toxicity Is Not The Same Thing As White Feminists vs. Non-White Feminists (HuffPost Women)

Is “Toxic” Online Culture Paralyzing Feminism? (XX Factor)

General Reading List

REPORT: Gender Diversity On The 2013 Sunday Morning Political Talk Shows (Media Matters for America)

Women Are the Dominant Media Voice During the Super Bowl: Ignore our tweets at your own peril (AdWeek)

Gender Inertia in Hollywood (Women’s Media Center)

Meet Foreign Policy Interrupted (Council on Foreign Policy)

Female Journalists: “Leave My Body Out Of It” (The Op-Ed Project’s Byline Blog)

Painting Wendy Davis as a bad mother is political sexism at its worst (The Guardian)

An Epic Feminist Edit-a-Thon Takes Aim at Wikipedia’s Gender Gap (Bitch Media)

13-Year-Old Blogger: I Promise Girls Will Change the World (Mashable)

A Pioneer of Street Photography Leaves Behind Strong Images of Indian Women (New York Times)

She Was Harassed By A Games Reporter. Now She’s Speaking Out. (Kotaku)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 1/12/2014

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

Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet (by Amanda Hess) Related: When Misogynist Trolls Make Journalism Miserable for Women (The Atlantic) and Let’s Be Real: Online Harassment Isn’t ‘Virtual’ For Women (Talking Points Memo)

A Man Is Facing Jail for Harassing Women Online, and It’s a Big Deal (Jezebel)

Tech women are busy building their own networks (Washington Post)

One woman in list of top Twitter influencers over 50 (Telegraph)

TV presenter sacked for swearing at studio colleague live on air after he called her a ‘f****** big w****’ through her earpiece (Daily Mail)

In the media, a CEO remains a lady first (The Globe and Mail)

Only Two of the 100 Top-Grossing Movies of the Year Were Directed by Women (The Mary Sue)

The Times, From the Top: Looking Ahead (by Margaret Sullivan) On Jill Abramson

Sasheer Zamata Joins ‘Saturday Night Live’ As New Cast Member (Deadline)

Written Off: Jennifer Weiner’s quest for literary respect (The New Yorker)

Kathryn ‘Kitty’ Broman, TV pioneer, dies at age 97 in Longmeadow (Mass Live)

Katharine Whitehorn: I think I’ve earned a gong this time (The Guardian)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 12/8/2013

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

Almost two-thirds of women journalists have experienced abuse and harassment – INSI/IWMF global survey (International News Safety Institute)

Global research project investigates violence against women journalists (International Women’s Media Foundation)

For many women journalists, workplaces are dangerous, study says (Poynter)

Most Female Journalists Have Been Threatened, Assaulted, or Harassed at Work. Here’s Why We Don’t Talk About It. (XX Factor)

-VIDEO: How the Media Failed Women in 2013 (Represent Project)

Women of Vision: An intimate view of the world through the eyes of 11 female photographers (PBS News Hour Art Beat)

The Woman in the Breast Cancer Photo Responds to Times Readers (New York Times Public Editor)

Africa: Women Demand Access to New Technologies and Decision-Making (AllAfrica)

Why Newsrooms Need More Women in Technology Roles (PBS MediaShift)

5 Ways Female Filmmakers Will Revolutionize Hollywood (PolicyMic)

Disney has some new heroines: Female directors (The Independent)

The women of Fleet Street are about to claim their place at journalism’s top table. It’s about time, too (The Independent)

Twitter Appoints Marjorie Scardino as First Female Board Member (New York Times Bits Blog)

Her ‘Time’ (Capital New York) On Nancy Gibbs

Carolyn Ryan Aims To ‘Unleash’ The New York Times Washington Bureau (Huffington Post)

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 10/20/2013

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

Women in journalism: not a trivial subject (Open Democracy)

SciAm Apologizes for Deleting Blogger’s (Danielle N. Lee) Post on Being Called a ‘Whore’ (Jezebel)

Don’t Be a Creep, and Other Lessons From the Latest Scandal in the Science Blogging World (Slate)

Women Reporter & Staffers Barred From Lhota Event at Synagogue (WNYC)

Topless women endure in the UK press: Women have been organizing against the tabloid mainstay, but some editors maintain that it’s a good way to sell papers (Columbia Journalism Review)

REPORT: Once Again, Sunday Morning Talk Shows Are White, Male, And Conservative (MMFA)

A Striking Absence of Women (New York Times) Regarding Twitter

Times deputy editor hails ‘phenomenal’ rise of women in newspapers (The Guardian)

A guy from the New York Times attends Girl Hunter Weekend and isn’t happy to see another reporter there (JimRomenesko.com)

A Photographer (Hannah Price) Turns Her Lens On Men Who Catcall (NPR)

Jezebel Founding Editor Anna Holmes On Her New Book — And How She Changed Women’s Media (Huffington Post)

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