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Jill Abramson

Weasel Zippers

The supreme irony being the paper she ran has printed endless op-eds parroting Obama’s demands for equal pay for women (even though the real gap is minimal at best).

Via HuffPo:

The question of why, exactly, Jill Abramson was fired as the top editor of the New York Times has been dominating media circles since the paper announced her departure on Wednesday. While the news was initially steeped in mystery, several reports have painted a picture of continual clashes between Abramson and the two other key players in the Times hierarchy: publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. and Mark Thompson, the CEO of the New York Times company.

The most explosive charge came from the New Yorker’s Ken Auletta, who reported that Abramson had recently complained to her bosses after finding out that she was being paid “considerably less” than her male predecessor, Bill Keller […]