Two women editors ousted: badasses or just doing their job?

Did the editors of the New York Times and Le Monde face harsher criticism because they were female?

New York Times

TWO of the world's most powerful newspaper women – the editors of the New York Times and Le Monde - have been kicked out of their jobs on the very same day. Anybody who thought the days of gender inequality in the media were over needs to think again.

At least part of the reason for both women's departure appears to be that in trying to turn two great newspapers around to meet the challenges of the digital era, they came up against male-dominated staff who didn't like their style and pushed them out.

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