#GoodRead | Highlighting Women in Photojournalism

by Steven Pisano [ CC BY 2.0 ],  via Flickr

by Steven Pisano [CC BY 2.0], via Flickr

"Highlighting Women in Photojournalism":

The issues that female photographers face are complex, she said, but include gender prejudice, hiring practices, a possible confidence gap between men and women, strains on personal lives, sexual harassment and a general decline in the media industry. 

In response to these challenges — and to some photo editors who say they have problems finding qualified and experienced female photographers in certain locations and for certain types of assignments — Ms. Zalcman has created a database of women photojournalists with five or more years of editorial experience.

Read James Estrin's full article at The New York Times here…