Women in journalism: Reading list for 3/9/2014

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

International Women’s Day: more than just a cover story (The Guardian)

Oscar Voters: 94% White, 76% Men, and an Average of 63 Years Old (The Atlantic)

Why Sister Act Is One of the Most Important Movies Ever Made (Representation Project)

Sisterhood of the plucky reporters: Our enduring obsession with the “intrepid female journalist” (Columbia Journalism Review)

Q&A: Ellen Miller on the Sunlight Foundation’s role in increasing the availability of open data (Nieman Lab)

How Foreign Affairs learned to love digital (Digiday) A conversation with Foreign Affairs publisher Lynda Hammes

Q&A: Filmmaker, Angeline Gragasin (ReportHers)

2.5 Minutes With Ann Friedman (The Riveter)

Times’ Julie Bosman leaves publishing beat for Midwest gig (Capital New York)

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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.

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 for 2/9/2014

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

23 Awesome Feminist Digital Campaigns That Changed the World (PolicyMic)

“Some are suggesting that this year’s advertisements are less sexist than the past. Is this true?” (AlterNet)

Why Are There So Few Women Behind the Camera? (HuffPost Women)

How The Meritocracy Myth Affects Women In Technology (NPR)

How Female Reporters Are Changing Tech Journalism (Women 2.0)

Meeting highlights plight of women journalists in conflict zones (The Hindu)

Women’s sports coverage falls short (The Tennessean)

Georgina Henry obituary: Deputy editor of the Guardian who went on to revolutionise the paper’s web presence with Comment is free (Guardian)

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 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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