Women in journalism: Reading list for 9/14/2014

The Gender Report provides a regular round-up of links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links below are to recent noteworthy articles on topics related to women in journalism, media and technology, as well as articles related to the intersections of gender, race, class, nationality, ability, and sexual orientation and the media. Articles included in this feature do not necessarily reflect the views of The Gender Report or its writers. View past round-ups here.

Reading List

On Journalism:

Where Are the Women? Why we need more female newsroom leaders (Nieman Reports)

Why Disruptors Are Always White Guys (New York Mag)

Hacker destroys International Women’s Media Foundation website (OneWorld News)

Jezebel staffers wanted to ‘light a fire under management’s collective ass’ (Poynter)

Doing feminist journalism is hard. It’s time publishers invested in protecting their staff. (Washington Post)

Why I’ve Stopped Reading Twitter Mentions (Slate)

Giving female journalists a voice in developing nations: Zubeida Mustafa helps illuminate the lives of women in Pakistan (Columbia Journalism Review)

Why Don’t African Women Write Their Stories? (The WIP)

Women’s eNews crowdfunds project on domestic abuse (Journalism.co.uk)

Best of Q: Is sports journalism a man’s game? (CBC Radio)

On Technology

Closing the High-Tech Gender Gap (MIT Technology Review)

Managers Tell Women in Tech They Are “Abrasive” and Need to “Step Back” to “Let Others Shine” (Slate)

Startup that places women in tech jobs plans journalism vertical (Poynter)

Network wants to see more women in tech startups (DW)

Building women media entrepreneurs (The Media Online)

For Facebook, access to women’s rights information is a basic one (Fortune)

What If Men Weren’t Allowed on Facebook? On Women.com (Slate)

On Film/TV

From Now On, Women Save the World: Hollywood Has Realized That Movies Starring Women Can Make Money (New York Times)

Flipping the Script: Female directors (New York Times Style Magazine)

#AskHerMore Calls Out The Questions We Wish Reporters Would Ask Women at the Emmys (Mic)

Interviews and features

Digital divas: Meet our women media leaders of tomorrow (The media online)

The 60-second interview: Elizabeth Spiers, editorial director, Flavorwire (Capital New York)

Former New York Times Editor Jill Abramson on the Paper’s Future (Re/code)

Research chat: Sarah Cohen of the New York Times on the state of data journalism and what reporters need to know (Journalist’s Resource)

BuzzFeed’s Founding Editor Peggy Wang: On Japanese Snacks And The Future Of Digital Media (The New Potato)

Women In Tech: Nicola Hughes & Data Driven Journalism (Orbis)

Women on the move

Katharine Weymouth leaves Washington Post (Poynter)

Timeline of Katharine Weymouth and The Washington Post (Poynter)

‘Good Morning America’ Anchor Robin Roberts Launches Production Company (Variety)

Maureen Dowd joins N.Y.T. Magazine ahead of ‘major redesign’ (Capital New York)

Emily Bazelon leaves Slate for New York Times Magazine (JimRomenesko.com)

Diane Sawyer Signs Off ‘World News:’ ‘I’ll See You Right Back Here on ABC News, Very Soon’ (TV Newser)

Bloomberg Politics taps Jeanne Cummings in D.C. (Politico)

Call for Proposals: Alexia Foundation 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant – See more at: http://mediastorm.com/blog/2014/04/04/call-for-proposals-alexia-foundation-2014-womens-initiative-grant/#sthash.fW8ULB29.dpufCall
Call for Proposals: Alexia Foundation 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant – See more at: http://mediastorm.com/blog/2014/04/04/call-for-proposals-alexia-foundation-2014-womens-initiative-grant/#sthash.fW8ULB29.dpuf
Call for Proposals: Alexia Foundation 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant – See more at: http://mediastorm.com/blog/2014/04/04/call-for-proposals-alexia-foundation-2014-womens-initiative-grant/#sthash.fW8ULB29.dpuf

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Women in journalism: Reading list for 1/5/2014

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*

10 ways women are criminalized for being brutalized—as seen in a single story (Women Under Siege)

The 24 Pieces That Should Be Required Reading For Women From 2013 (HuffPost Women)

Stoking Fire: How News Outlets, Prosecutors Minimize Sexual Violence With Language (Truthout)

4 Women Journalists Defying the Odds in Mexico City (Global Voices)

In Qatar, local women approach broadcast journalism tentatively (Doha News)

Arab Journalists Training and Reporting Women (Arab Women Media Watch Centre)

Magazine apologises for rape headline (The Copenhagen Post)

The Big O: Remembering 2013’s Top Female Film Moments (Women and Hollywood)

Women’s eNews Announces 21 Leaders for 21st Century 2014 (Women’s eNews)

Journalists — Of Color! — To Watch In 2014 (NPR)

Islamic World Through Women’s Eyes: Mideast Photography at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (New York Times)

Meet The Inspiring Woman Breaking News About Syria As She Reinvents Digital Journalism (Fast Company) On Lara Setrakian

Liz Jackson reveals what she’s learnt about journalism over 27 years (ABC News Back Story)

Vivian Maier and the Hidden History of Women’s Photography (Big Think)

Seattle’s Lindy West Brings Women’s Issues to Light Online (Seattle Magazine)

Bloomberg’s Susan Goldberg Leaving For National Geographic (HuffPost Media)

Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher Launch Tech News Site ‘Re/code’ (Mashable)

Q&A: NYT Correspondent, Jodi Kantor (ReportHers)

*Note: Due to the holiday, this week’s list contains noteworthy links from the past two weeks. No Reading List was posted for the week of 12/29/2013.

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 1/6/2013

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’s eNews Announces 21 Leaders for the 21st Century 2013 (Women’s eNews)

2012: The highs and lows of women in Hollywood (CNN)

Women’s Magazine Editors Allow More Printed Vulgarities (New York Times)

Remembering the first lady of Hebrew journalism (Haaretz) On Hanna Zemer

Blogger Malala Yousafzai Leaves Hospital After Taliban Attack (Mashable)

Melissa Farlow Named To Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame (NPPA)

Michele Norris to Return to NPR in New Role (Media Decoder)

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 5/13/2012

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

What We Look Like: A Comic About Women in Media (Truth-out)

What We’re Really Talking About When We Talk About Hillary Clinton Without Makeup (Jezebel)

Among Media Trailblazers (HuffingtonPost) – On Women’s eNews’ 21 Leaders for the 21st Century

Advocacy Group Asks ‘Why Kardashians?’ on Twitter (Mashable) – MissRepresentation holds a Twitter conversation about the “objectification of women in American media and culture.”

Applications for Progressive Women’s Voices are now open (Women’s Media Center) – Application deadline for training 11:59 p.m. June 4

Reporter, fired for stripping, charges gender discrimination (CNN)

Books: Journalist-author Anna Quindlen industry pioneer (Sacramento Bee)

NPR’s deputy managing editor of investigations departs (Poynter)

Robin Roberts interview with Obama a coup for ‘Good Morning America’ (Poynter)

Tamron Hall Reams Tim Carney, Cuts His Mic For Accusing Her Of ‘Media Trick’ (Mediaite)

Cate Barron succeeds David Newhouse as editor of The Patriot-News (PennLive.com)

Washington Post graphics director Hannah Fairfield to New York Times (Poynter)

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.