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Abramson, First Woman Executive Editor Abruptly Fired At New York Times

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Jill Abramson, executive editor of The New York Times, listens during a panel discussion on the sidelines of the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, U.S., on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. The discussion, held across the river from the Republican National Convention, was sponsored by Bloomberg, the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Center on Communication, Leadership and Policy and the Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Gover | Bloomberg via Getty Images

New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson was suddenly fired on Wednesday, less than three years after taking over the top editorial position at the newspaper.

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