Revolving Door Newsletter: 08.05.08
WSJ's 'Woman Problem'; Playgirl Folds Print Mag
August 5, 2008
Does The Wall Street Journal
have a "woman problem?" That's what Jeff Bercovici asks
today, noting the top editing jobs are all held by men. To add insult to injury, the highest-ranking women on the editorial side are on the move, including former deputy managing editor Laurie Hays
(headed to Bloomberg) and columnist Carol Hymowitz
). While Bercovici concedes there are still plenty of senior-level women around, and that the problem (if there is one) can't entirely be laid at the feet of Rupert Murdoch
and Robert Thomson
, his conclusions shine through ...
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