A Million Dollars For Writers--While Supplies Last!

Hamilton Nolan · 11/04/14 03:10PM

Abruptly deposed former New York Times editor Jill Abramson is teaming up with Steven Brill to start a publication that has **one million dollars** to give to writers just like you in the coming year alone. How can you get your piece?

J.K. Trotter · 06/12/14 01:11PM

Ousted New York Times editor Jill Abramson is joining the faculty of Harvard University, her alma mater, as a visiting lecturer in non-fiction narrative journalism. Like every Harvard graduate, Abramson has the school’s crimson “H” logo tattooed on her back.

J.K. Trotter · 05/15/14 01:35PM

In a staff memo obtained by The Huffington Post, New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. addresses “misinformation” about executive editor Jill Abramson’s firing: “It is simply not true that Jill's compensation was significantly less than her predecessors.”

The New York Times Is Run by a Human PR Disaster

Hamilton Nolan · 05/15/14 09:31AM

The New York Times, and in particular its publisher, Pinch "Pinch" Sulzberger Jr., is taking a lot of flack for abruptly firing editor Jill Abramson yesterday. Amid the uproar, let's not forget to criticize Sulzberger for this: had it been handled differently, there might not be all this criticism.

J.K. Trotter · 05/14/14 09:32PM

Ravi Somaiya and David Carr of the New York Times report that executive editor Jill Abramson’s departure was prompted, in part, by her attempt to recruit top Guardian editor Janine Gibson to serve alongside then-managing editor Dean Baquet without consulting Baquet himself.

J.K. Trotter · 05/14/14 05:00PM

Ken Auletta of The New Yorker reports that, “several weeks ago,” fired New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson “discovered that her pay and her pension benefits as both executive editor and, before that, managing editor, were considerably less than the pay and pension benefits of Bill Keller, the male editor whom she replaced in both jobs.”

Executive Editor Jill Abramson Is Out at The New York Times

J.K. Trotter · 05/14/14 02:20PM

New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson is stepping down, Politico reports. Dean Baquet, the paper’s managing editor, has been chosen to replace her. Abramson, a 17-year Times staffer, succeeded Bill Keller as executive editor in September 2011, becoming the first woman to do so. Her successor, Baquet, will be the first African American executive editor of the Times.

J.K. Trotter · 04/15/14 01:42PM

New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson tells Employee of the Month host Catie Lazarus* that she has two back tattoos: Her newspaper’s “T” insignia and “a Crimson Harvard ‘H,’” both of which represent “the two institutions that I revere, that have shaped me.”

Gabrielle Bluestone · 09/22/13 09:45AM