Accordingly to a new study released by the Women's Media Center, the U.S. media industry still is dominated by men. As the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas reported, despite the 2012 Report on the Status of Women in U.S. Media showing some good news with women occupying 40.5 percent of newspaper jobs in 2011, compared with 36.6 percent in 2010, media remains overwhelmingly male.
The New York Times announced on Feb 16 that two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid had died from what appeared to be an asthma attack, while on assignment for The Times in Syria. The paper and his colleagues remembered him with this page.
ProPublica has created a nice interactive graphic to show the involvement of various people close (and not so close) to the Murdochs during the phone-hacking scandal.
The Economist's style guide is online for the first time in a "newly browsable alphabetised format."
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