Women in journalism: Reading list 2/17/2013

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

A good feting for The Feminine Mystique: But the media should be this evenhanded about feminism all the time (Columbia Journalism Review)

The Feminine Mystique, 50 Years Later (Room for Debate)

The media and violence against women: A conversation with Maria Hinojosa (Women Under Siege)

Female Journalists Walk on Eggshells in Sri Lanka (IPS)

Sudan: Female journalists trained on role of women in conflict resolution (AfriqueJet)

Placing blame: Report debunks misconceptions about wartime rape (Women Under Siege)

Changing the journalism radar: That’s Maria Burns Ortiz’s story (Voxxi)

UP to Bihar: Why a group of rural women journalists went online (Firstpost)

The Femisphere: Latina Bloggers (Ms. Blog)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 2/3/2013

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, News, and the Internet: (Almost) Everything We Know (by J. Nathan Matias)

Covering rape responsibly (Women Under Siege)

Germany in Uproar over Political Profile that Calls Out Sexism (Bitch Magazine)

Reel Girl’s Gallery of Girls Gone Missing From Children’s Movies in 2013 (Reel Girl)

Women Shooting on the Front Lines: Lynsey Addario’s Photographs of Women in Combat (New York Times’ Lens Blog)

How bad is sexism in newsrooms? (Daily Life)

IWMF names new Executive Director, new Board Members (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Jessica Lustig named Village Voice deputy editor (JimRomenesko.com)

Elizabeth Spiers Now Editorial Director at Flavorpill.com (New York Observer)

CNN may replace Soledad O’Brien’s ‘Starting Point’ with new morning show (Poynter)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 10/14/2012

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

14-Year-Old Blogger, Peace Prize Winner [Malala Yousafzai] Shot by Taliban (Mashable)

What Will You Do in the Name of Malala? (New York Times’ Motherlode)

Margaret Sullivan reminds rowdy NYT freelancer he’s ‘highly replaceable’ (Poynter)

The Women’s Media Center Announces Social Media Award Nominees (Women’s Media Center)

Cindy Royal: Journalism schools need to get better at teaching tech where the girls are (Nieman Lab)

 –Rape in war: Are we getting it wrong? (Women Under Siege)

Chris Anyanwu: Journalist turned Senator Works to Strengthen Democracy in Nigeria (International Women’s Media Foundation)

Journalists praise Martha Raddatz as moderator of Vice Presidential debate (Poynter)

Mariane Pearl Reflects On Launch Of Intl Girls’ Day (AWID)

Meet the woman behind Lufkin Daily News’ popular police report (JimRomenesko.com)

Missed World Pulse LIVE? Watch the Highlights (World Pulse)

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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 4/22/12

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.

Reading List

If It’s Sunday, It’s Meet The Republican White Men (Think Progress)

Happy 8th Birthday to Feministing! (Feministing)

‘Boys On The Bus’: 40 Years Later, Many Are Girls (NPR)

Where Are the Women Writers? ASME Chief Responds (Mother Jones)

What’s With Magazine Journalism and Women? (The Atlantic Wire)

IWMF Announces 2012 Winners of Women Entrepreneurs in Digital News Frontier Grants (IWMF)

Hillary’s Hair: More newsworthy than the Summit of the Americas? (WIMN’s Voices)

Study: Readers value extra editing, women especially (Poynter)

MaryAnne Golon named Washington Post’s new director of photography (Poynter)

PulseWire Member Naglaa Seed Ahmed Brutally Beaten by Sudanese Forces (World Pulse)

Lost in a life outside Syria (Women Under Siege) – About photojournalist Matilde Gattoni

A 1973 ‘gal’ sports reporter looks back at the era’s journalistic hurdles (Chicago Tribune)

Sara Ganim, 24, wins Pulitzer for coverage of Penn State sex abuse scandal (Poynter)

McGill medal winner shares stories of courage with students (Red and Black)

Joye Patterson remembered as innovator in the field of science journalism at MU  (Missourian)

Christiane Amanpour: ‘There’s still so much prejudice out there’ (The Guardian)

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