May 28, 2014


German Chancellor Angela Merkel takes the top spot in this year’s “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” list from Forbes. The list includes women from Brazil, South Korea and the U.S., women who work in technology, politics and medicine, and women in the media.

Here’s a look at that last set, with a few people whose businesses have media components as well.

No. 9: Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook

Sandberg responds to questions during an interview with Megyn Kelly in April 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

No. 12: Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube, Google

No. 14: Oprah Winfrey

Winfrey in February 2014. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, file)

No. 18: Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo

No. 28: Amy Pascal, Co-chairman, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony

No. 29: Anna Wintour, Artistic director, Conde Nast Publications, Inc.

Wintour attends the Born Free Mother’s Day Carnival on Sunday, May 11, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

No. 42: Bonnie Hammer, Chair, Cable Entertainment Group, NBCUniversal, Comcast

No. 52: Arianna Huffington, Editor-in-Chief, Huffington Post Media Group, AOL

Arianna Huffington arrives at the 2014 TIME 100 Gala held at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

No. 87: Hu Shuli, Founder-editor, Caixin MediaNo. 95: Jennifer Li, CFO, Baidu

No. 100: Greta Van Susteren, Anchor, FOX News, News Corp.

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