NYTers in Leaked Emails: 'Bullshit' To Call Abramson's Firing Sexist

It was "a week of tumult" and "invective" at the New York Times, the former Timeser felt, gazing over all the shattered dishware left in the wake of publisher Arthur "Pinch" Sulzberger's abrupt and controversial ouster of executive editor Jill Abramson. But there were also lessons to be learned, and hugs and pats on… » 12/23/14 11:30am 12/23/14 11:30am

Jill Abramson on Helping Women, Dealing With Sexism and Getting Fired

Jill Abramson — the former executive editor of the New York Times whose unceremonious firing earlier this year was rumored to have been caused by a dispute over salary inequalities (and/or just plain ol' insidious sexism) — has given her first magazine interview since losing her job. It is with Cosmopolitan. » 7/15/14 7:45pm 7/15/14 7:45pm

Was Jill Abramson Fired Because MISANDRY IS REAL? Wonders NY Post

Last week, the New York Times' first female executive editor Jill Abramson was unceremoniously fired; it was rumored that a salary dispute was the cause (the New Yorker reports that her starting salary was $84,000 less than that of her male predecessor, which the Times denies). » 5/22/14 6:50pm 5/22/14 6:50pm

Jill Abramson's Commencement Address Is Both Pointed and Poignant

On Monday, former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson delivered her commencement address to the Wake Forest University class of 2014, recommending the students practice being resilient, even when they face setbacks. "When that happens, show what you are made of," she said. » 5/19/14 11:10am 5/19/14 11:10am

NY Post Wastes No Time Calling Jill Abramson 'Angry'

Jill Abramson might be considering a discrimination suit against the New York Times, but she’s using a punching bag to do it. Well, not exactly, but it's quite an image choice on the cover of the New York Post. And of course, instead of just noting that Abramson is exercising, the paper decided to use the caption,… » 5/16/14 3:00pm 5/16/14 3:00pm

Jill Abramson and Those Goddamn Pushy Female Bosses

Late last year, Politico published a lengthy profile of New York Times editor Jill Abramson, the first female editor in the paper's history. The piece was about widespread discontentment in the newsroom — not based on Abramson's actual performance as editor (some called her "incredible"), but based on what… » 5/15/14 11:00am 5/15/14 11:00am

Salary Inequality Rumored to be Behind Abramson's Departure From Times

There is speculation tonight whether or not a dispute over salary inequities eventually led to the firing of New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson. » 5/14/14 11:15pm 5/14/14 11:15pm

Jill Abramson Cried. Get Over It.

The formidable Jill Abramson was named executive editor of The New York Times in June 2011. Since she's taken the helm, The Times has been awarded eight Pulitzer Prizes — a whopping four in 2013 alone — and oversaw the prestigious newspaper's breathless coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings, all points that The… » 7/31/13 2:20pm 7/31/13 2:20pm

What If Jill Abramson Were Joe?

Whatever people actually think of her in the newsroom, here are a few of the words used to describe the New York Times’ first female editor in 160 years in a 1,700-word Politico profile: » 4/24/13 6:20pm 4/24/13 6:20pm

Jill Abramson Is Unapologetic About Helping Younger Women

Jill Abramson, the first female executive editor of the New York Times, told Alec Baldwin's WNYC podcast "Here's the Thing" that she expects herself to help women succeed. » 2/05/13 1:00pm 2/05/13 1:00pm

Jill Abramson Is First Woman To Lead New York Times

Jill Abramson replaces Bill Keller as executive editor of The New York Times. Of being the first woman to hold the top position, Abramson said, "It's meaningful to me...You stand on the shoulders of those who came before you." » 6/02/11 11:34am 6/02/11 11:34am