Jill Abramson

11 Stories

NYT's Carr on Firing: 'Lack of Decorum Was Stunning'

Column reveals reason for rift between Abramson, Baquet

(Newser) - Pity David Carr; it can't be easy to write a media column on the New York Times firing Jill Abramson ... for the New York Times . But that's what Carr did today, and it's illuminating, revealing a possible reason for the ouster. The firing was the most "... More »

Abramson: I'm Keeping My Times Tattoo

Ousted editor speaks at Wake Forest commencement

(Newser) - Now that she's out at the New York Times, will Jill Abramson remove the tattooed logo of its "T" from her back? "Not a chance," she told students during a Wake Forest University commencement speech, which, Politico notes, was her first public appearance since her firing... More »

NYT Publisher: Abramson 'Could Not Win Back' Colleagues

Arthur Sulzberger Jr blames her for the debacle

(Newser) - Now, it's his turn: New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr responded yesterday to the wave of outrage over the firing of former executive editor Jill Abramson, saying "she had lost support of her masthead colleagues and could not win it back." In a statement, Sulzberger said... More »

Abramson's Firing at NYT Feels Like Sexism

Two female columnists weigh in on her abrupt dismissal

(Newser) - The New York Times didn't just fire Jill Abramson , its top honchos seemed to go out of their way to humiliate her, writes Megan McArdle at Bloomberg . We still don't know why, but the leading theories are that she tried to hire a managing editor without permission and... More »

All the Theories on Why Abramson Got the Boot

Unequal pay? Being 'pushy'? One thing is clear: It was a shock

(Newser) - It's still not officially clear why Jill Abramson got abruptly booted as executive editor of the New York Times, but theories certainly abound:
  • Abramson knew her days were numbered, sources tell Gabriel Sherman at Daily Intelligencer , but everyone was "shocked" at how quickly the end came, says one
... More »

1st Female NY Times Editor Out, 1st Black Editor In

Jill Abramson leaving, Dean Baquet taking over

(Newser) - Jill Abramson is out as executive editor of the New York Times after less than three years on the job, reports Mediaite . She was the first woman to hold the position, and she will be replaced by the first African-American to do so as well—managing editor Dean Baquet takes... More »

World's 100 Most Powerful Women

Angela Merkel is No. 1, with Hillary Clinton in the second spot

(Newser) - Forbes is out with its annual list of the world's 100 most powerful women, with the top 10 a mix of mostly familiar names from the worlds of politics, humanitarianism, and tech:
  1. Angela Merkel: The German chancellor is trying to reshape the European Union.
More »

Abramson Named as NYT's First Female Editor

Bill Keller resigns, will write full time

(Newser) - Jill Abramson will become the New York Times ' first female executive editor in 160 years, succeeding Bill Keller, who is leaving the post to write full-time for the paper. Abramson, a former investigative reporter and Washington bureau chief, has served as managing editor since 2003. Born and raised in... More »

NYT Helpfully Explains Blogs

Thank goodness we finally have a definition

(Newser) - Yes, it is the year 2010, despite the fact that if you read yesterday’s New York Times you may have thought it was 1998. In the Public Editor column—where, Adrian Chen notes on Gawker , “Times overlords answer questions from normal idiot readers”—managing editor Jill Abramson... More »

Puppy Madness Strikes Times Newsroom

(Newser) - Somewhat unexpectedly, the New York Times has a new feature called "The Puppy Diaries," which today's debut installment describes as being "about the challenges and satisfactions of raising a puppy through its first year of life." Even less expected: The author is managing editor... More »

Times Honcho on the Mend After Truck Accident

Abramson faces rehab from serious injuries

(Newser) - The New York Times managing editor for news headed home yesterday after three weeks in the hospital recovering from injuries suffered when she was hit by a truck. Jill Abramson, who has a broken femur and fractured hip, tells the New York Observer that she still must undergo “an... More »

11 Stories

AROUND THE WEB


NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS
Other Sites We Like:   The Street   |   HitFix   |   PopSugar Tech   |   RealClear   |   24/7 Wall St.   |   CollegeHumor   |   Barstool Sports   |   OK!