Lots of newsroom chatter today about the abrupt exit of New York Times editor Jill Abramson, the first woman in the job. The news came on the same day the top editor at the French daily Le Monde, also a woman, resigned from her job, citing personal attacks. It got us wondering about journalism and leadership worldwide and whether it's possible to tease out what role, if any, gender plays in these newsroom power struggles. Stay tuned.
A deadly fire at a mine in Turkey has us asking questions about mine safety around the world. Why do mining fires and accidents still happen in the 21st century? What more could be done to prevent them?
And while we're asking tough questions, why are C-section rates so high in Brazil? As part of our "Ninth Month" series on pregnancy and childbirth we're exploring global C-section rates and the factors that influence them.
-- LUKE HARDING, former Moscow correspondent for The Guardian, talks about pro-Russia trolling in the comments section of Ukraine-related stories, including repeated on-line attacks against him.
-- UK taxidermy artist MARGOT MAGPIE unpacks the growing trend of do-it-yourself taxidermy, her role in pioneering it, and how it can be a useful tool for people to deal with the idea and reality of death.