The New York Times abruptly replaced its first female executive editor, Jill Abramson, and named managing editor Dean Baquet as the first African American in the top editorial post.
Shakeup At NY Times Leaves Questions
May 14, 2014

Via AFP:

The New York Times abruptly replaced its first female executive editor, Jill Abramson, and named managing editor Dean Baquet as the first African American in the top editorial post.

Abramson's departure was announced by the US daily's publisher Arthur Sulzberger, and the paper's own report said: "The reasons for the switch were not immediately clear."

The sudden departure left many questions unanswered both inside and outside one of the nation's most prestigious news organizations.

The New Yorker cited unnamed sources as saying that Abramson quit after a confrontation over her pay, s...

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