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Nearly two-thirds (63%) of U.S. newspapers had at least one woman in their top three editing positions in 2013, according to the new annual census from the American Society of News Editors (ASNE).
The overall count of full-time daily newspaper staffers dropped to about 36,700 from about 38,000 last year — down about 3%.
More in a new Fact Tank post.

pewinternet:

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of U.S. newspapers had at least one woman in their top three editing positions in 2013, according to the new annual census from the American Society of News Editors (ASNE).

The overall count of full-time daily newspaper staffers dropped to about 36,700 from about 38,000 last year — down about 3%.

More in a new Fact Tank post.

This week’s news: 31% of public say they closely followed reports about Gaza. Did you?

This week’s news: 31% of public say they closely followed reports about Gaza. Did you?

27 countries limit a woman’s ability to pass citizenship to her child or spouse
Is this the least productive Congress?
The financial challenges of the journalism industry have resulted in significant declines in the number of employed reporters, editors, anchors and photographers. Minority journalists, who were already underrepresented in newsrooms, have, for the most part, experienced the same type of decline in recent years. The National Association of Black Journalists, founded in 1975, meets in Boston this week for its annual convention. Here are some facts about the state of black and minority journalists.

The financial challenges of the journalism industry have resulted in significant declines in the number of employed reporters, editors, anchors and photographers. Minority journalists, who were already underrepresented in newsrooms, have, for the most part, experienced the same type of decline in recent years. The National Association of Black Journalists, founded in 1975, meets in Boston this week for its annual convention. Here are some facts about the state of black and minority journalists.

The U.S. and China have been jockeying for economic influence in Africa in recent years as the region experiences robust GDP growth and presents more opportunities for investment.

The U.S. and China have been jockeying for economic influence in Africa in recent years as the region experiences robust GDP growth and presents more opportunities for investment.

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of U.S. newspapers had at least one woman in their top three editing positions in 2013, according to the new annual census from the American Society of News Editors (ASNE), using 2013 data. Nearly half the papers responding (49%) said that one of those top editors was a woman, 12% employed two women in those top slots and 2% reported that all three top editors were women.

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of U.S. newspapers had at least one woman in their top three editing positions in 2013, according to the new annual census from the American Society of News Editors (ASNE), using 2013 data. Nearly half the papers responding (49%) said that one of those top editors was a woman, 12% employed two women in those top slots and 2% reported that all three top editors were women.

Republicans are especially likely to say Hamas is most responsible for the current violence, while Democrats are divided. Overall, just a quarter believe that Israel has gone too far in responding to the conflict.
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Republicans are especially likely to say Hamas is most responsible for the current violence, while Democrats are divided. Overall, just a quarter believe that Israel has gone too far in responding to the conflict.

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Where do refugees to the U.S. come from?

What’s happening in polling?

The New York Times and CBS News made big news in the polling world this weekend when they announced that they will begin using online survey panels from YouGov as part of their election coverage. We asked Scott Keeter, our director of survey research, to explain.

Hispanics in the U.S. are divided on how to deal with the thousands of Central American children illegally arriving in the country, according to a Pew Research surveyconducted earlier this month.

Hispanics in the U.S. are divided on how to deal with the thousands of Central American children illegally arriving in the country, according to a Pew Research surveyconducted earlier this month.

theeconomist:

Choose your parents wisely: There is a large class divide in how Americans raise their children. Rich parents can afford to ease up a bit; poor parents need help

We have more data on parents, time use and work here