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Small steps, but: Most big American newspaper newsrooms are now led by someone other than a white man
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July 2, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Apple says targeted ads okay, International Paywall Day, Pew’s new survey

We will be spending (part of) this weekend geeking out over the latest Pew survey. No joke. Don’t judge. http://j.mp/axvInB »

NYT’s latest awesome data-viz, of the World Cup’s most-mentioned players, uses info gathered from Facebook http://j.mp/aQjodl »

Apple lets Google sell targeted ads (subs only, via @mediagazer) http://j.mp/cseSAy »

@jenniferdeseo Good point (though–bias aside!–we highly recommend the read). Ask (for less Zen), and you shall receive: http://j.mp/dwO0qc »

Eric Schmidt: "The internet is the most disruptive technology in history…because it replaces scarcity with abundance" http://j.mp/9ELeYf »

National Journal’s new editor in chief Ron Fournier says in a blast email that they’re in the "midst of a hiring spree" »

It’s paywall day! Sunday Times not alone, Gannett wades into paid content model on three newspaper sites http://j.mp/9J3RBq »

The Sunday Times and The Times (UK) start charging for digital content today http://j.mp/c4Vs1Z »

Google adds real-time stats to Blogger http://j.mp/d01Lec »

 
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Small steps, but: Most big American newspaper newsrooms are now led by someone other than a white man
Among the 20 biggest dailies, nearly two-thirds of their newsrooms are run by a woman or a person of color (or both). But newsrooms still have a long way to go to be reflective of the communities they serve.
Female video game journalists on what to do when the mob comes for you
“Remember 98% of the time the people harassing you are not attempting to engage with your work in good faith.”
Nothing against the “Death Star,” but the LA Times thinks its new daily news podcast can go where the biggies can’t
“When you say national, usually what that means is New York or D.C. We’re trying to read that so that the gravity is really coming out of Southern California and expanding outward from that.”