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Le Monde and New York Times sack female editors on same day

Last Tuesday morning, two brilliant female journalists commanded two of the world’s greatest newspapers. By Wednesday evening, they were both history. Natalie Nougayrède, overthrown by a senior staff revolt, left the editor’s chair at Le Monde. And Jill Abramson, executive editor of the New York Times, was out in a…

French president’s security chief in trouble for not checking ‘love nest’ properly

Francois Hollande’s security chief is in hot water for failing to properly check out a ‘love nest’ the French President allegedly used for trysts with actress Julie Gayet, Le Monde reported Monday. As the Socialist leader, who had pledged a “normal” presidency, came under increasing scrutiny at home and abroad…