Media Coverage of 4th Estate Project

The media response to the 4th Estate Project’s coverage of Election 2012 was incredible. The media links below are the tip of the iceberg of the ‘media’ exposure and activity surrounding the project, especially when one considers blogosphere, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and forum activity. People routinely quoted the Project as well as republished our charts and graphics. We saw a steady stream of social media activity linking to the 4th Estate Project in Twitter, Facebook, the comment section of articles and in the threads of forums. Our content was viewed by tens of millions of people around the world. From the summer on, there were connections and stories happening on a weekly, if not daily, basis.

We have tried to capture most of the higher profile stories in the list below, but it has been hard to keep up.

1. PBS MediaShift “Transparency in Journalist-Source Relations” – (October, 2012)
2. Daily Download Review – Howard Kurtz & Lauren Ashburn – (September, 2012)
3. C-SPAN: NY Press Club Conference on Election 2012 Coverage” – (September, 2012)
4. Washington Post “Women aren’t Principle Sources” – Paul Farhi – (June, 2012)
5. Forbes Story on Women Journalists – Jenna Goudreau – (August, 2012)
6. Newsweek’s “Men Rule the Media” – Abigail Pesta – (June, 2012)
7. U.S. News & World Report “Obama versus Romney Coverage” – Elizabeth Flock – (October, 2012)
8. The Guardian (UK) “Sexist Stereotypes” – Amelia Hill – (October, 2012)
9. Detroit Free Press “Liberal Media Bias” – Ron Dzwonkowski – (July, 2012)
10. Politico “Silent Policy Advisors” – Dylan Byers – (August, 2012)
11. Huffington Post Coverage of Women Journalists’ Percentages – (August, 2012)
12. The Atlantic – Esther Zuckerman – (August, 2012)
13. Columbia Journal Review – Erika Fry – (June, 2012)
14. Poynter Story about Women Journalists – Andrew Beaujon (August, 2012)
15. Feministing on Women Journalist Percentages – (August, 2012)
16. Slate – Libby Copeland – (June, 2012)
17. Daily KOS’ “Shut your Stupid Ladyhole” – Kaili Joy Gray – (June, 2012)
18. Jezebel “Probably written by a Dude” – Katie Baker – (August, 2012)”
19. The Atlantic’s Horrifying Graphic of the Day – David Graham – (June, 2012)
20. Huffington Post LIVE “The Media Will Decide” – (September, 2012)
21. Slate “7 in 10 Articles by Men” – Josh Voorhees – (August, 2012)
22. The Frisky WTF Chart – (June, 2012)
23. Democratic Underground – (August, 2012)”
24. Pacific Standard’s “Men Dominate, so what?” – Vince Beiser – (August, 2012)
25. Raw Story’s “Men are Experts on Women Story” – Megan Carpentier – (June, 2012)
26. Huffington Post’s “War on Women” – Barbara Hannah Grufferman – (June, 2012)
27. Political Notebook Post – (June, 2012)
28. Skepchick Post – (June, 2012)
29. Huffington Post’s “Gender Sourcing” -Jack Mirkinson – (June, 2012
30. Journalist Foundation “Liberal Media Bias” Profile – Arion McNicoll – (August, 2012)
31. Gender Report’s Profile Piece – Jasmine Linabary- (June, 2012)
32. Poynter 4th Estate Profile – Mallary Jean Tenore – (June, 2012)
33. Chicago Tribune Profile Piece – Margaret Holt – (June, 2012)
34. Tech President Profile Piece – Nick Judd – (May, 2012)
35. VT Digger “Silenced” Article – Anne Galloway – (June, 2012)
36. WBAI Report – Desi Robinson – (August, 2012)
36. LA Times “Not an Old Boys Club” – Deirdre Edgar – (September, 2012)
37. Poynter Follow-up on Women Journalists – Andres Beaujon – (August, 2012)
38. The Media Briefing – Rory Brown & Neil Thackray – (August, 2012)
39. Jezebel Pink Stories – Katie Baker – (June, 2012)
40. Philly Daily News – Catherine Lucey & Chris Brennan – (August, 2012)
41. Free Speech Debate “The Silenced Sex?” – Judith Bruhn & Timothy Garton Ash – (October, 2012)
42. Northeast Shooters Forum Thread (August, 2012)
43. The Society Pages “Sociological Images” – Lisa Wade – (July, 2012)
44. Huffington Post “Joe Biden knows a chance to cut is a chance to cure” – Jason Linkins – (October, 2012)
45. Buzzfeed – Jessica Testa – (June, 2012)
46. Monroe News Star “Republican Victimization” – Joshua Stockley – (October, 2012)
47. Women’s Health Policy Report – (June, 2012)
48. Appearance on Jefferson Exchange Radio – (October, 2012: approx. 30:00 mark)
49. American Political Perspectives “Liberal Media Bias” – (September, 2012)
50. VT Digger “Liberal Media Bias” – (September, 2012)
51. Frank Baker “Silenced” – (July, 2012)
52. Huffington Post “British Press Suffers from Gender Bias” – Rebecca Shapiro – (October, 2012)
53. Radio Télévision Belge Francophone “Médias: où sont les femmes?” – Alain Gerlache – (October, 2012)
54. Mashed Potato Bulletin – (October, 2012)
55. The Atlantic “The Enormous Racial Gap in Political Reporting” – (October, 2012)
56. Newser Story on Women’s Issues – (June, 2012)
57. World Association of Newspapers – (October, 2012)
58. The Civic Commons – Jill Miller Zimon – (September, 2012)
59. Journalism Foundation (UK): Spotlight on 4th Estate Project – (October, 2012)
60. The Reaction – Richard K. Barry – (June, 2012)
61. ABC Univision – Cristina Constantini – (October, 2012)
62. Salon – Natasha Lennard – (October, 2012)
63. Poynter Institute – Mallary Tenore – (October, 2012)
64. Southern California Public Radio Pt.1 – Leslie Berestein Rojas – (October, 2012)
65. Southern California Public Radio Pt. 2 – Leslie Berestein Rojas – (October, 2012)
66. Media Bistro – Pandora Young – (October, 2012)
67. The Atlantic – David Graham – (October, 2012)
68. Huffington Post – Jason Linkins – (November, 2012)
69. Minnesota Public Radio (October, 2012)
70. PBS “Most Innovative Election Coverage of 2012” – Brian Moritz – (November, 2012)

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