Jill Abramson Could Be Returning To The News Industry
Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson, whose departure earlier this year was widely publicized and caused many controversies in the media, could be returning to the news business after all.
It was reported that Abramson’s management style of the newsroom was unfairly criticized due to her gender and that she was paid less than her male predecessor.
Abramson is teaching a journalism course at Harvard this Fall, and now she may be considering, or have already decided on, a return to journalism.
She spoke with Re/code in an interview:
“Stay tuned. I think I’ve at least for a while had it with running something big. But without sounding immodest, I’m a hell of a reporter and journalist, and I’m going to go back to doing the kid of Jill Abramson work of investigating and telling important stories.”
She didn’t reveal where she will end up, but insisted she wants to work “at the highest quality kind of magazine.”
Asked why she was fired from the Times, Abramson said she’s “still trying to sort of figure that out” and is “not altogether sure.” And in the meantime, she hasn’t gone silent.
The speculation continues …
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