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Work is changing, and leadership development needs to change to keep up

“As work itself is changing, some of the basic tenets of leadership development are being challenged,” Ravin Jesuthasan and Marie S. Holmstrom write, as technology changes how people work and ultimately how they’re led. Jesuthasan and Holmstrom write that there’s there three key ways leadership development will need to change as work continues to change: […]

The number of journalists at digital outlets tripled in the past decade, but now it’s starting to plateau

You might have heard: The American Society of News Editors says it will no longer estimate the number of journalists working in newsrooms (ASNE) But did you know: Analyzing the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment Statistics, Alex T. Williams finds that while the number of journalists at digital-native publishers has tripled in the past decade, […]

Why hiring managers should let their team members meet with job candidates

Most hiring processes are missing an important step, Christian Bonilla writes: Letting members of the team, not just managers, meet with the candidates. Bonilla explains that their points of view can help managers make a good hiring choice, but it’s also a good professional development opportunity for the team members, as well. “When a team […]

Why aren’t more women running media companies?

There’s an imbalance in the number of male and female CEOs in media, Jeremy Barr writes. Even at female-focused media outlets such as Refinery29 and Bustle, those companies are led by men. But in order for there to be more women CEOs, Vivian Schiller says more women have to be in that role already: “The […]

Unable to find a replacement for its executive director, the Sunlight Foundation will look to merge with another organization

You might have heard: After two years leading the Sunlight Foundation, executive director Christopher Gates stepped down in January (Poynter) But did you know: After its former executive director Christopher Gates left the organization earlier this year, the Sunlight Foundation’s board considered about two dozen candidates as his replacement. But none of those candidates “persuaded […]

The risk of Tronc’s ‘just say no’ defense against Gannett’s bid: If Gannett doesn’t acquire Tronc, the company could be left to wither

“If [Michael] Ferro’s goal in resisting was to push up Gannett’s price, then he is doing a masterly job,” Steven Davidoff Soloman writes of Tronc’s “just say no” defense to Gannett’s bids thus far. “‘Just say no’ as a defense is a gamble. It depends on how steely the management and board are and what […]

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