Jill Abramson

Here's The Thing with Alec Baldwin show

Summary: <p>In this 2013 interview with Alec, the former <em>New York Times</em> executive editor talked about how she grew up in a family where the paper was so vaunted that two copies were delivered to her house. <a href="http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/05/sulzberger-swings-the-axe-why-he-fired-abramson.html">Some media critics have speculated</a> that this interview may have been a factor in Abramson's dismissal.</p> <p>Abramson was the first woman to hold the top editorial position at the paper. She told Alec that she took a “particular interest in the careers and work of many of the younger women at <em>The Times</em> and ... if anyone [had] a problem with that, too bad.”</p> <p><a href="http://www.wnyc.org/shows/heresthething/2013/feb/04/transcript/">READ | Interview Transcript</a></p>