The abrupt firing of The New York Times's first female executive editor earlier this week shocked the media world. While speculation about the reasons behind her departure swirl, one thing is clear: The way we talk about women in power is vastly different than the way we talk about male leaders.
To help make sense of the massive troves of data produced by people clicking around its website, the Times made a (very) nontraditional hire—Chris Wiggins, a biology researcher with a PhD in theoretical physics. If you can map the human genome, maybe you can even fix journalism.
The actor, musician, and entrepreneur fails hard and eventually succeeds (kind of) in a new documentary, Artifact, about his band Thirty Seconds To Mars's struggles in the music industry. Here's his collected wisdom on surviving a broken business.