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Hillary Clinton Responds to Criticisms by Jill Abramson on Media Expectations

logo2During an interview with guest host John Harwood on NPR’s “On Point,” Hillary Clinton admitted that she might expect more than she should from her relationships with members of the media.

Clinton’s comments were made in response to criticism by Jill Abramson in a POLITICO Magazine piece in which the former New York Times editor said, “Hillary is incredibly unrealistic about journalists…She expects you to be 100 percent in her corner, especially women journalists. She got angry with me because when I became the top-ranking woman at the New York Times, she thought I should be loyal. An editor is going to be independent, always.”

Abramson’s comments were made more than two months after the media blitz surrounding the release of Hard Choices began, first with a taped television interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer, a live interview with Robin Roberts for “Good Morning America,” a joint interview by Fox News’ Bret Baier and Greta Van Susteren, and a slew of other interviews, conversations, town halls, and book signings in Washington and throughout the country. Read more

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POLITICO: Jay Carney up for Uber, Apple PR posts

Cosmopolitan: Jill Abramson: “I’m Not Ashamed of Getting Fired”

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She’s Backkk! Jill Abramson Remembers Arthur Gelb for The Huffington Post

abramsonA week after being fired as executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson has resurfaced, penning a piece in remembrance of former NYTimes managing editor Arthur Gelb for The Huffington Post.

“His eyes danced when he told stories about dreaming up the multi-sectioned New York Times,” Abramson remembers of Gelb in the piece. “His daring creativity helped save the newspaper at an earlier secular choke point that was every bit as life-threatening as the transition from print to digital happening now.”

Read the piece in its entirety here.

Former NYT Executive Editor Jill Abramson Delivers Wake Forest Commencement Address

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via @WFNewsCenter

This morning at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, ousted New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson delivered the university’s commencement address to graduates and their guests.

She opened her speech poking fun that her remarks have garnered so much media interest.

“I think the only real news here today is your graduation from this great university…I’m impressed that your achievements have attracted so much media attention, as well they should.”

Abramson’s speech intertwined the topics of resilience and family, recalling, “Very early last Thursday, my sister called me. She said ‘I know dad would be as proud of you today as the day you became executive editor of The New York Times.’ I’d been fired the previous day. So I knew what she was trying to say. It meant more to our father to see us deal with a set back and try to bounce back, than to watch how we handled our successes.”

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Dean Baquet to Replace Jill Abramson as Executive Editor of NYTimes

The New York TimesAccording to The New York Times, Executive Editor Jill Abramson is “unexpectedly leaving” her position as top editor at the newspaper and will be replaced by managing editor Dean Baquet. Abramson served as executive editor since 2011 and was the first woman in the role.

According to New York Times coverage of the announcement, “The reasons for the switch were not immediately clear.”

Baquet will be the first African-American executive editor of the newspaper. He returned to the Times as chief of its Washington bureau and an assistant managing editor in 2007 after being fired the previous November as editor of the Los Angeles Times for refusing to cut jobs from his newsroom.

NYT D.C. Bureau All Shook Up

David Leonhardt is out as The New York Times DC Bureau Chief and Carolyn Ryan is in, according to Dylan Byers:

Leonhardt, who was appointed bureau chief shortly after Jill Abramson became executive editor, served in that position for just two years. A Pulitzer Prize-winning economic columnist, Leonhardt was seen as a gifted writer with little editing experience, and thus an unnatural fit to lead the Times’ bureau.

Leonhardt is now expected to oversee a column that will focus on data and polling, effectively replacing Nate Silver, the famed statistician who decamped to ESPN earlier this year. One source described Leonhardt as the paper’s “next Nate Silver,” another as “the new Nate.”

A memo from Executive Editor Jill Abramson also details “an early morning news tip sheet that sets up the Washington day for our readers, much as the popular New York Today report does for our readers in the metropolitan area.” Carl Hulse will be the Managing Editor of the tip sheet and also Chief Washington Correspondent. Former Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger will now cover cyber warfare and national security. Both Leonhardt’s column and Hulse’s tip sheet have yet to be named. All of these changes will be effective December 15th.

Full memo after the jump.

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Big Get: NYT’s Berke To Politico

berke100This just in…

NYT‘s Rick Berke joins Politico as Executive Editor, which was Jim VandeHei‘s old position before he got the fancier title of President and CEO.

See the sentimental memo NYT‘s Jill Abramson via Politico‘s Dylan Byers here.

Hey Politico, No Hard Feelings, XOXO, NYT

Politico and the NYT haven’t been on the best of terms as of late. But kind of like Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie, friends sometimes get jealous and combative. Back in late April, Politico published a piece by media writer Dylan Byers about a newsroom on the outs with Executive Editor Jill Abramson. The Daily Beast eventually reported that Abramson shed tears over the story. Byers retweeted that news and Gawker called him the “grossest reporter” for the perceived brazenness of his RT. The NYT followed up this week by writing a petty-toned piece about the new Allbritton-acquired CapitalNY. In it, they misspelled Byers’ name.

Chances are high it was an innocent mistake and they corrected it quick enough. But today the NYT struck back with a note of politeness by issuing a formal correction about it.

 

Correction: Unfortunately we’re tired as hell today and misspelled the word “feelings” in the headline. It has been fixed to reflect the correct spelling.

 

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