Today in media
On Medium, Adrienne LaFrance writes I Analyzed a Year of My Reporting for Gender Bias and This Is What I Found. Anne Cronin from Politico called it a “Great self-examination.” Jay Rosen tweeted: “‘I make an effort to find women sources. I’m a feminist!’ Journalist looks at gender balance in her work and finds…” Daniel Victor at the New York Times said, “If you care about gender bias in reporting, it'd be negligent to not read@AdrienneLaF's analysis of her own work.” Jessica Plautz with Skift pointed out this quote from the piece: “We’re not doomed. But balanced gender representation is going to take some serious work.”
In other media news, BuzzFeed’s Peter Lauria writes exclusively that ABC News Poached Reuters Editor To Run Web Operations. Lauria added, “When combined with Yahoo, ABCNews.com served up 82M uniques in August..on own, only 36.5.” Joe Pompeo with Capital New York remembered, “He also used to run bit.ly/bpGiBi.” David Clinch from Storyful tweeted: “Congrats Erle!”
Meanwhile, The New Yorker wonders: Can the Guardian Take Its Aggressive Investigations Global? Lauren Indvik at Mashable said, “.@kenauletta profiles @arusbridger & 'The Guardian'” Jon Dennis with Guardian tweeted: “Great long read in the @NewYorker on the @guardian and Alan Rusbridger.” Sam Paker at BuzzFeed UK tweeted this quote from the story: "He has a really useful piece of equipment that most editors don’t have, which is a spinal column.”
And in another part of the country, the Boston Globe has their own story about young Bill de Blasio, writing of him soaring from Cambridge roots to New York City’s mayor’s race. Dante Ramos there wrote, “NYC mayoral front-runner deBlasio as high schooler in Cambridge, MA: half admirable, half ‘oh, lord, not him again.’" Azi Paybarah at Capital New York tweeted this quote from the story: "Bill de Blasio’s 1979 yearbook identified him as 'future president of the U.S.A. — the Untied Sneakers Association.’” Kristen Meriwether with Epoch Times found one better: "He was nicknamed 'Senator Provolone...'