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Times Ousts Its Executive Editor,
Elevating Second in Command

New York Times, by David Carr & Ravi Somaiya

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Posted By:JoniTx, 5/15/2014 2:55:01 AM

The New York Times dismissed Jill Abramson as executive editor on Wednesday, replacing her with Dean Baquet, the managing editor, in an abrupt change of leadership. Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., the publisher of the paper and the chairman of The New York Times Company, told a stunned newsroom that had been quickly assembled that he had made the decision because of “an issue with management in the newsroom.” (Snip) Mr. Baquet becomes the first African-American to serve as The Times’s executive editor. Ms. Abramson’s hiring also made history — she was the first woman to run the newspaper. Her dismissal,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 5/15/2014 4:15:35 AM     (No. 9849178)

Well, all that really matters here is that the honest and hard-hitting New York Times continues to promote Dear Leader Barack Hussein´s audacious push for income equality, which of course has nothing whatsoever to do with Marxism.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Wetenschapper, 5/15/2014 6:02:27 AM     (No. 9849213)

I´m guessing they´ve gone from one affirmative-action hire to another, where membership in an approved grievance group counts for more than the ability to actually manage a newspaper. Don´t expect either the profitability status or the quality of reporting to improve following this latest shakeup at the Times.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 5/15/2014 8:06:44 AM     (No. 9849334)

And we´re wasting precious bandwidth on NYTwittery why, again? I guess it matters if you can´t live without breathing the air of the NE corridor.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 5/15/2014 9:36:09 AM     (No. 9849468)

Hm, War on Women, Affirmative Action to assure everyone, no matter their skills has a chance to fail.

Slimes, Thanks for defining YOUR AGENDA!

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