International news design guru Mario García discusses in a blog post the new newsroom positions "that are becoming an integral part of the top editorial team for so many newspapers."
Speaking of new jobs, in a post at MediaShift Idea Lab, Dan Sinker offers several video interviews with staffers at The New York Times and ProPublica discussing why they enjoy working as developers in the newsroom.
Apple sold a record 17 million iPads in its last fiscal quarter, but the company's earnings fell short of Wall Street's expectations, reports Erica Ogg on GigaOM.
The Guardian and The Observer have announced that their website "is the third most popular newspaper website in the world, reaching 30.4 million unique users in June 2012, behind Mail Online and the New York Times."
Robert Wright offers further proposals on a "media norm" in the coverage of mass killers in a piece on The Atlantic's website.