Women in journalism: Reading list for 4/28/2013

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

Jill Abramson: ‘Very Unpopular’ Or Just Doing Her Job? (Huffington Post) Read more about the response to Politico’s critical piece on Abramson here.

Can Politico spot gender issues? (by Erik Wemple at the Washington Post)

The 30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech (Business Insider)

Longform Journalism, By Women, For Women (American Journalism Review)

‘The Mommy Business Trip’ And Other Silly Insults To Women (Huffington Post)

ChartGirl boxes the news (by Jack Shafer)

What I Learned About Gender Roles From Watching The Trailers For Every Summer Action Movie (Think Progress)

Grace: A pioneering Nebraska journalist looks at women who paved the way for her (Omaha.com)

The Women’s Media Center Mourns the Loss of Mary Thom, Author, Feminist, Editor (Women’s Media Center)

So What Do You Do, Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor of AllThingsD.com? (Mediabistro)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 3/24/2013

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

President Obama: Nominate a Woman to Replace Outgoing FCC Chair (Women’s Media Center)

Huffington Post’s front page gender breakdown for March 21, 2013 (Women in the News)

Esquire editor says photos of women are like ‘pictures of cool cars’ (Poynter)

BBC to hold Expert Women’s Days in Salford, Glasgow and Cardiff (Guardian)

Why The Opt-Out Story Won’t Die (BuzzFeed)

How The Media Took Sides In The Steubenville Rape Case (Think Progress)

Rachel Sklar: The Firing Of Adria Richards Looks Like Kneejerk Appeasement To The Troll Armies (Business Insider)

How Social Media Can Become Our New Rape Whistle (The Cut)

When the Good Girls Revolted — A Story of Newsweek (HuffPost Women)

Attacks on Women Journalists the Focus of UN Panel (Dart Blog)

9-Year-Old Girl Raises $15,000 to Make Video Game (Mashable)

Allyson Bird explains further ‘why I left the news’ (Poynter)

Mail on Sunday appoints Fleet Street’s first female sports editor, Alison Kervin (Guardian)

Deborah Solomon quits Bloomberg View and returns to Wall Street Journal (JimRomenesko.com)

Margaret Sullivan, an Ombud Who Cares (The Nation)

Women Behind the News: Bloomberg News’ Vietnam bureau chief K. Oanh Ha (International Women’s Media Foundation)

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Women in journalism: Reading list 1/13/2013

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

VOCO’s Sexist Ad Demonstrates That the Tech Industry Badly Needs Women (Daily Beast)

Where have all the women political journalists gone? (The Telegraph)

Obama Should Nominate Female FCC Chair: Women’s Media Center Petition (Huffington Post)

ESPN Announcers teach that girls are trophies – UPDATED (Viva La Feminista)

A Newsweek intern and the creepy editor (JimRomenesko.com)

-This Rape Infographic Is Going Viral. Too Bad It’s Wrong. (XX Factor)

Growing gender disparity in Tanzania newsrooms (Media and Gender)

Ada Louise Huxtable, Champion of Livable Architecture, Dies at 91 (New York Times)

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 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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