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Women Journalists

Slain AP Photographer Inspires Photojournalism Scholarship For Women

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 10.24.2014 | Media

The International Women's Media Foundation will sponsor a $1 million scholarship in honor of Anja Niedringhaus, the German AP photographer killed this...

NY Times Front Page Dominated By Women

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.18.2014 | Media

There was something quite noteworthy about the New York Times front page Thursday morning. Take a look: Photo via Newseum Female journalis...

D-Day: 150,000 Men -- and One Woman

Martha Burk | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Martha Burk

Martha Gellhorn was the first woman -- landing upfront, and the only female journalist with a brilliant first-hand story of the invasion.

Remembering One Of America's Most Pioneering Female Journalists

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Media

As Women's History Month draws to a close, we're taking a moment to remember one of the most fascinating—and largely forgotten—women in American j...

Women Journalists Face Rampant Workplace Abuse

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 12.02.2013 | Media

While female journalists routinely combat dangerous situations in the field, a new study finds that they are subject to abuse and harassment in the wo...

Four Outstanding Female Journalists Speak Out

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.07.2013 | Media

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) recently awarded four journalists for their outstanding determination to speak out on global issue...

Why Norah O'Donnell Hates The Phrase 'Work-Life Balance'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.25.2013 | Women

Norah O'Donnell is no stranger to juggling intense professional and personal demands. The former CBS Chief White House Correspondent joined Charlie Ro...

Why Women Journalists Are Still Underrepresented In The Newsroom

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

Fifty years ago, it was almost impossible to find a female journalist in most testosterone-filled news organizations. And while the field has diversif...

Bonnie Fuller: 'There Is An Incredible Bias Against Women's Magazines'

Huffington Post | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 06.24.2013 | Media

Many women's magazines are producing serious journalism, but they are slow to gain public recognition for it — an issue that editors have long raise...

True Courage in Journalism

Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Media
Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr.

Tonight, the International Women's Media Foundation will hold its annual Courage in Journalism Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, honoring three women journalists for their courageous reporting and presenting its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Lessons From the 2012 Women's Global Forum: Day One

Elinor Steele | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact
Elinor Steele

Women in the world today have the ability to be a part of things that not even a few years ago would have been unheard of.

Al Jazeera and the Abortion Wars

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 10.28.2012 | Media
Frank Schaeffer

"The Abortion Wars" is journalism as it was meant to be. And what a shame that because of the anti-Arab prejudices in North America that one of the world's finest news outlets is confined to online viewers here in the USA while the rest of the world watches Al Jazeera on TV and cable.

The Real Heroines in Media

Tabby Biddle | Posted 01.04.2012 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

These women don't let anything stand in their way of telling the stories that need to be told. They don't back down. They won't be silenced. These are the real heroines of media.

Courage in Journalism

Tabby Biddle | Posted 12.24.2011 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

Despite the hazards that have threatened her life and the life of her family, Parisa Hafezi, bureau chief for Reuters in Iran, has fought efforts to censor reporting and has battled against tough restrictions on women in the media.

Interview: Pulitzer Prize Winner Reflects on U.S. Media

Joop Koopman | Posted 08.27.2011 | Media
Joop Koopman

At least 18 newspapers have shuttered all their foreign bureaus in the past decade. Many news outlets simply don't have the money and manpower to populate foreign bureaus these days, but that does not mean that foreign stories can't be told.

Women Foreign Correspondents Face Many Hazards

The Washington Post | Emily Wax, Thursday, April 14, 8:44 PM | Posted 06.15.2011 | Media

As a 28-year-old reporter about to cover Africa in 2002, I was sent to rural Virginia to attend hostile-environment training, where former British Roy...

Byline Gender Gap: Why Women's Voices Are Underrepresented... And How We Can Change That

The Poynter Institute | Mallary Jean Tenore | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Mallary Jean Tenore The Poynter Institute Women have made the case for years that there aren't enough female voices in the opinion pages. The root...

Joanne Lipman: The Mismeasure Of Woman | JOANNE LIPMAN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

For the first time, women make up half the work force. The Shriver Report, out just last week, found that mothers are the major breadwinners in 40 pe...