Published: July 9, 2013
A long-form piece about the decline of diversity in news employment. Referenced in the Huffington Post, Politico, ProPublica, Nieman Lab, Poynter, Wisconsin Public Radio, Jezebel.
“For Woods, “when you fail to pursue the most diverse news staff, you fail to open up the possibilities created when you bring a broader range of life experience, insight, understanding, curiosity– all the things that go into creating story ideas and coverage plans, and all the things that bring us news.”
August 19. 2013
Wikipedia has come a long way since its inception in 2001, but the proportion of female contributors at the online encyclopedia remains stubbornly low.
August 13, 2013
When 30-year-old homemaker Maggie Wong is tight on cash, all she needs to do is reach for her designer purse—and then hand it over to a loan officer.
August 9, 2013
Wikipedia Co-Founder Jimmy Wales said he would rather have no Wikipedia in China than comply with any form of censorship.
August 7, 2013
A 200-year-old Mormon rite of passage is about to get a modern makeover: starting this year, missionary work will involve a lot more wall-to-wall than door-to-door proselytizing, as missionaries for the first time formally embrace Facebook as part of their sacred duties.
July 18, 2013
Adobe is increasingly looking to Asia to sell its cloud-based marketing offerings, launching its latest product this week in Singapore.
July 16, 2013
Video game expert Yu-Kai Chou said the game is likely popular because it plays into several video game virality metrics, including a sense of scarcity and impatience. “You want to immediately use all your weapons…but you can’t,” he says.
July 15, 2013
Among cities, pay is most unequal in Karachi, Pakistan, where middle managers earn 22.5 times as much as workers. A number of East Asian cities, though, ranked among the 10 most unequal.
July 11, 2013
High demand for the business credential in Asia, particularly from Chinese nationals, is proving to be a boon for North American and European universities that have set up Asia-based programs in recent years to take advantage of the rising interest.
July 8, 2013
China’s second-biggest insurer, Ping An Insurance (Group) Co., will buy the famed Lloyd’s of London building for £260 million ($387 million), according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal, one of the most prominent property purchases yet by Chinese companies snapping up global real estate.
Feb 14, 2013
“What we’ve seen consistently is that Valentine’s Day, which includes the surrounding weekend, is really the biggest dining out holiday.” -Tiffany Fox.
February 8, 2013
“Powerful regions are the new basic unit of governance in the 21st century.” -Paul Saffo
9 Feb 2013
For the full year, the company reported $161.6 million in revenues and a net income of $24 million, or $1.03 per share
December 12, 2012
Coiffeurs on wheels — offering delicate cuts inside bulky vehicles retrofitted with electrical outlets, hot water and immobile furniture – pull up outside Yahoo, LinkedIn, Facebook and other, mostly high-tech, companies.
October 6, 2012
“We want to get food scraps out of the landfill and do something productive with them.” -Phil Bobel.
Date: November 16, 2011
“When I say the Shema, I close my eyes and hear the voice in many tongues. Faces might look different, but the words are all the same.” -Rabbi Capers Funnye
Date: October 28, 2010
“We say no to hatred, fear and indifference, for we still believe in the power of human spirit and in our striving towards a better future of tolerance, pluralism, understanding and peace.” -Amir Or
January 4, 2012
The Israeli team won the World University Debating Championships in the category of the English as a Second Language on Tuesday, securing the title for the third year in a row.
May 26, 2011
“My pre-owned liver and I are privileged to be here with you as we undertake this symbolic rite of passage.” -Frank Bialystok
November 10, 2011
“What started as a protest against housing and cottage cheese prices quickly morphed into a broader campaign for social justice and fair distribution of resources”- Naomi Chazan
June 1, 2011
UJA officials also attributed the walk’s fundraising success to the new “Family Challenge” program, which encouraged families to compete together as fundraising units.