- Interpress Service (IPS) GenderWire articles from independent journalists, reports from conferences, and more.
- Feminist Majority Foundation Online
has feminist news highlights updated daily.
- The Gender Report records findings from other sites, posts trends observed, describes resources on the subject of gender and media, examines coverage of women and gender in news sources, and links to other sites.
- International Women's Tribune Centre
website includes issues of Women's GlobalNet newsletter. To receive
the newsletter by email, send a blank message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Women's Enews is a project of
the Women, Policy and Media Program of NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund.
The goal is to provide a "professional news service to the public and the
media, policy makers and opinion shapers, covering the news about issues of
importance to women." The article "Women's
Media Transformed by Internet," by Sheila Gibbons, discusses the
stop and start of several feminist periodicals in recent years.
- Womens Views on News is a "women's daily online news and current affairs service, operating on a 'not for profit' basis."
- International Women's Media Foundation issued a report in 2011: "Global Report on the Status of Women in the News Media."
- RoSa Documentation Centre and Archives on Feminism, Equal Opportunity, and Women's Studies' site has a link for "women's news" that contains links to news items in numerous languages. The Centre is in Belgium.
- WNN: Women News Network
is a news features site working in affiliation with WUNRN: Women's UN Report Network. WNN covers international women's advocacy and gender rights. The Network also includes a film/video collection. See also WINGS (Women’s International News Gathering Service).
- Women's Feature Service offers news,
features, and opinions by women journalists around the world. Based in New Delhi, it focuses on development from a gender perspective and frequently collaborates with other organizations.
- Women's Health News blog from a medical librarian
- Women's International Network of AMARC (World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters)
- Women's Media Center's Daily News Updates
- Research News Reporter Online, from the Institute for Women's Policy Research, is a monthly newsletter describing and linking to research related to women and their families.
- Afrol News' Women/Gender section contains news from Africa.
- BlogHer is an organization of women bloggers.
Megasites on Communication
Airbrushing Images of Women
- About-Face is an organization that
combats negative and distorted images of women.
- Analyzing Images of Women, a high school classroom activity that is part of "Restoring Women to World Studies" curriculum from Outreach World.
- Archive of Women's Political Communication, from the Iowa State University Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics
- Beauty and hygiene ads from the 1920s through 1950s section of the
Ad*Access Project database of the John. W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising
and Marketing History,Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library,
- Information on Women's Magazines from the Republican Period in China has been compiled by students at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.
On, Join the Conversation!: Zines as a Medium for Feminist Dialogue and Community
Building," by Angela Richardson, Feminist Collections 17,
no. 3/4 (Spring/Summer 1996).
- Dime Novels
and Penny Dreadfuls (primarily of covers and other illustrations; some
texts) is a collection at Stanford University Library. It is searchable by
including images intended for a female audience and many images of women categories.
- FAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting includes many articles focussing on the media's portrayal
of, and impact on, women, including "How
Seventeen Undermines Young Women," by Kimberly Phillips, from
the January/February 1993 issue, and "Not
All Domestic Violence Studies Are Created Equal," by Jennifer L. Pozner,
from the November/December 1999 issue. Browse the topic sexism for more.
- Feminist Collections has published a series of reviews on women's zines.
- Femme Revolution is a group dedicated to improving the portrayal of women in the media.
- "From Fandom
to Feminism: An Historical Analysis of the Zine Press," by Heath
Row. Originally published in Media Diet, Spring 1997.
- Gender Ads Project is a website
"dedicated to understanding the contexts of sexism and advertising"
with over 1,600 images.
- Gender & Media Handbook is from the Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies, located in Cyprus. It describes how media report issues of gender and conflict and includes guidelines on "best practices."
- Gender, Ethnicity,
& Class site compiled by Daniel Chandler, University of Wales, includes
articles and also links to his Gender
and Advertising, Gender
and Television, Film
and Gender, and other pages.
- Gifts of Speech site has numeous speeches
- " 'Girls Need Modems!'
Cyberculture and Women's Ezines," by Krista Scott (master's research paper,
York University, 1998)
- International Women's Media Foundation
is an advocacy organization in support of women journalists.
- Mainstream media coverage
of Beijing +5 is analyzed by the International
Women's Tribune Centre.
- Media Awareness Network site
Portrayals of Girls and Women , Media
Coverage of Women and Women's Issues, and other topics, each with links
to relevant online articles. The site's "Lesson Library"of lesson
plans includes "gender portrayal" as a subject category. Site includes
a classroom exercise on the portrayal
of teenage girls in magazines.
- MediaWatch challenges
racism, sexism, and violence in the media. Site includes numerous articles.
- National Women and
Media Collection is a joint venture of the University of Missouri School
of Journalism and the Western Historical Manuscript Collection. Site includes
descriptions of the collections of women's papers and organizational records
- Screening Gender promotes good practices
in gender portrayal in television. It is a project of the Northern European
public broadcasting companies.
- Shoujo Manga Page, by Matt Thorn,
describes these popular Japanese "girls' comics" and links to academic papers
on the topic by Thorn, bibliographies, and several Shoujo Manga magazines
- Who Makes the News? is a global media monitoring project that collects data on gender in news media.
- WINGS: Women's International News Gathering
Service is an "all-woman independent radio production company."
- Women Come to
the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters, a Library of
- Women of Action Network is a site "dedicated to inspiration and education through teling the stories of women who have changed the world through physical forces. The site offers original, fact-checked content and includes free HDTV videos of some of the fastest women in the world."
- Women in Journalism Oral
History Project of the Washington Press Club Foundation includes interviews
with print and broadcast journalists.
- Women in Publishing is an
organizationin the UK that promotes the status of women in publishing and
related trades and offers women training and tutoring in aspects of publishing.
- Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press
is a network of media and media-concerned women. It publishes a Directory
of Women's Media. Also on the site is
The Development of Communication Networks Among Women, 1963-1983: a history
of women's media, by Martha Leslie Allen.
- Women's Media Center "strives to make women visible and powerful in the media."
- Women's Voices from Women in Media & News (WIMN) is a media monitoring blog.
is a Dutch media watchdog group interested in gender roles in advertizing.
Site is mostly in Dutch; some English. Site includes a database of ads, plus
ad parodies, a bibliography, and a newsletter.