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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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Aug. 3, 2010, 5:57 p.m.

Links on Twitter: E-book sales grow, CJR reporter struggles with funder conflict, NPR releases Facebook data

62.2% of its Facebook fans don’t want to see friends’ recommendations when they visit NPR.org http://j.mp/d8r9p7 »

Public service announcement: @mashable is looking for a Community Assistanthttp://j.mp/9XJwRD »

The dilemma of sponsored reporting: CJR reporter funded by Pete Peterson wrestles with covering his influence http://j.mp/bDhSr8 »

Former Gawker editor Elizabeth Spiers, well known for launching sites for others, is thinking about her own http://j.mp/cUl8Qt »

To spread its impact, @CaliforniaWatch has teamed up with 70+ media partners. More intriguing stats: http://j.mp/aDRfAk »

E-book sales grew 163% from 2009 to 2010; as a category, their market shared jumped from 2.5% to 8.5% http://j.mp/bKUGEj »

 
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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.
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