Tag: #JillAbramson

16 May 2014

Was The New York Times’ Jill Abramson Fired for Being Bossy While Female?

  Shock waves reverberated through the publishing world as Jill Abramson, the first ever female Executive Editor of The New York Times was abruptly sacked by Publisher/Chairman Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. on Wednesday. Abramson allegedly had an “abrasive style” that contributed to her firing.  Color me skeptical.  If you want to find a reason to undercut a woman, call her “bossy,” “abrasive” or “pushy.”  But being...

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