FINAL CUTS: NYT gang rape story ‘lacked balance’; Rupert’s 80th

Joe Pompeo

Some media headlines that managed to evade the full-on blog treatment today:

• The New York Times' public editor has ruled that the paper's controversial gang-rape story "lacked balance." (New York Times)

• A rundown of how the networks handled morning coverage of the deadly earthquake and Tsunami in Japan. (TV Newser)

• Tina Brown responds to criticism of her Newsweek redesign. (Business Insider/The Wire)

• Notes from Brown's "Women in the World" Summit. (New York Observer/Media Mob)

• Rupert Murdoch turns 80, as told by Jack Shafer. (Slate)

• And the NewsCorp mogul is "poised to strike his biggest deal yet. (The Guardian)

• CNN Worldwide has tapped a new executive vice president and chief marketing officer. (Inside Cable News)

• Josh Sternberg explains "why curation is important to the future of journalism." (Mashable)