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Jill Abramson Will Teach At Harvard This Fall

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WINSTON SALEM, NC: Jill Abramson, former executive editor at the New York Times speaks during commencement ceremonies for Wake Forest University on May 19, 2014 in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Abramson delivered the commencement address at the university, her first public remarks since she was abruptly fired from her position last Wednesday. (Photo by Chris Keane/Getty Images) | Chris Keane via Getty Images

Former New York Times editor Jill Abramson has lined up her next gig: a teaching post at Harvard.

Times media reporter Ravi Somayia reported on Thursday that Abramson, whose controversial firing sent shockwaves through the paper and the wider media world, will teach a course in narrative non-fiction at the university in the fall.

The Harvard Crimson then confirmed the news:

Media watchers have been eagerly awaiting to see what Abramson's next move would be since her ouster. She has kept up a public profile, appearing at a string of media awards shows. Politico's Mike Allen also reported that she may write for Vanity Fair.

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