PR and media links from around the web today:

Journalism Why are op-eds written by women more prone to verge on the personal? (Guardian)

Jargon PR jargon and what it really means (M. Griffin)

Finance Who's afraid of hedge-fund advertising? (New Yorker)

Media AOL bets on Adap.TV, pulls back on Patch (Forbes)

Media Discovery Channel has betrayed its audience (Slate)

PR Why the PR agency is misunderstood (S. Pringle)

Facebook's balancing act (K. Makovsky)

Hillary Clinton, RNC and freedom of the press (D. Obeidallah)

Motivation 20 inspirational quotes for PRs (J. Feal)