A change of the guard is coming at The New York Times. Jill Abramson has suddenly left as executive editor. Dean Baquet, the Times' managing editor and a Pulitzer Prize winner, replaces Abramson at what is arguably the top job in American newspapers.
A change of the guard is harder to achieve elsewhere. Howard Finberg, writing for Poynter, examines the shortcomings of newsrooms in their use of readily available digital journalism tools. Finberg notes that a new report by Poynter, The Goat Must Be Fed, indicates newsrooms know there are digital alternatives to traditional tools, but that doesn't compel them.
The European court ruling Tuesday that opens the door to the right to be forgotten online is a real pain point for Google. The Wall Street Journal examines the search engine's options, and even though Google is examining what it calls a disappointing ruling, nothing will change what is grim reading for the giant.