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Jill Abramson

This Is How We Talk About Female Leaders (Hint: It's Not Pretty)

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller & Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women

In the scramble to pinpoint the reason for Jill Abramson's unceremonious ouster from The New York Times earlier this month, pundits floated countless ...

NYT's New Editor Confirms His Role In Jill Abramson's Firing

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.30.2014 | Media

New York Times editor Dean Baquet has spoken out at length for the first time about his role in the firing of his predecessor, Jill Abramson. In an...

Baquet: 'I Made It Known That I Was A Little Unhappy' With Abramson

NPR | Posted 05.30.2014 | Media

Dean Baquet sat in his new office in midtown Manhattan, the very picture of composure and precision, as he described the top-level dysfunction that le...

College Grads: Should You Work For A Woman?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Dr. Peggy Drexler

There will be bad bosses -- male and female. There will also be good bosses -- male and female. College graduates considering choosing a boss based on perception only serves to reinforce certain stereotypes.

The Commencement Speech Jill Abramson Should Have Given

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.28.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Rather than simply telling the grads about resilience and imploring them to "show what you are made of," Abramson should have led by example.

13 Lessons From Commencement Speeches That Everyone Should Hear

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Women

From David Foster Wallace's indelible reflection on life and work in 2005, to Sheryl Sandberg asking graduates to "lean in" in 2011, commencement addr...

The Never-Ending Campaign

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

We have HOW long until the next presidential election? Some of us just want to say: Give it a rest... but there seems little chance. Recently I rode ...

Republicans Still Blocking Equal Pay

Jason Ritchie | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics
Jason Ritchie

Someone needs to stand up and fight for women to receive basic equality and the right to support their families.

The Mobbing of Jill Abramson Begins

Janice Harper | Posted 07.18.2014 | Women
Janice Harper

As quickly as the public rallied around Jill Abramson when it was reported that she was fired shortly after raising concerns about pay equity, it is a...

Jill Abramson, Editor Fired From The New York Times, Was a Hawk in the Land of Penguins

BJ Gallagher | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
BJ Gallagher

When I learned of Jill Abramson's recent firing from The New York Times, it felt like my own story all over again. Jill went through the same thing at The New York Times that I had gone through at the LA Times. Where I had been a Peacock in the Land of Penguins, Jill was a Hawk in the Land of Penguins.

Gloria Steinem: Abramson Firing Shows 'Huge Double Standard'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 05.21.2014 | Media

Gloria Steinem believes that Jill Abramson's firing at the New York Times demonstrates a "huge double standard" for men and women. Abramson was re...

Remembering Arthur Gelb

Jill Abramson | Posted 07.21.2014 | Media
Jill Abramson

Arthur Gelb was a master builder, the Robert Moses of newspapering. His eyes danced when he told stories about dreaming up the multi-sectioned New York Times.

Bill & Willie Geist On Jill Abramson Departure: ‘There's A Gender Aspect'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 05.21.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Bill Geist has seen plenty of media happenings over the span of his 30-plus years in journalism. In the wake of New York Times' Executive Editor Jill ...

The Jill Abramson Case

Julia E. Sweig | Posted 07.21.2014 | Media
Julia E. Sweig

Abramson was the first woman to lead the New York Times. Like many men in leadership positions, her management style has been described as brusque, autocratic, mercurial

Why Successful Women Should Stop Hiding Their Emotions

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

Tears are an outlet of emotion, and it's usually less destructive than when those emotions are vented through anger. Why is it seen as a sign of strength for a male to have bursts of anger but when women release their emotions, everyone works very hard to shut them up?

The Lessons of Jill Abramson and Barbara Walters

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.19.2014 | Women
Adele Scheele

It's still the Old Boys' Club that we women forget to consider when we keep trying to do our best work, ridiculously thinking that if we can only get it right, our bosses, the guys at the top, will recognize us and reward us. But since that hasn't happened, we'd better wise up.

'Act Like a Woman, Think Like a Man' is A**-Backwards -- Just Ask the New York Times

Lynda Bekore | Posted 07.19.2014 | Women
Lynda Bekore

Female executives are generally acknowledged to be victims of the "double bind"; if they act too feminine, then they're not taken seriously, but if they act too masculine, then they're universally hated by both the men and women who work under them.

Ira Glass Has No Idea Who Jill Abramson Is And He Doesn't Care

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.19.2014 | Media

Ira Glass isn't reading your dozens of Jill Abramson articles and blog posts, and he's not going to. When asked about Jill Abramson's recent firin...

All the News That's Fit to Print -- Unless, of Course, You Are Too Bossy

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 07.19.2014 | Media
Rachel Braun Scherl

Does anyone really know what happened between Arthur Sulzberger and Jill Abramson at the New York Times? I have read every article I could find over t...

Jill Abramson Speaks Out About New York Times Firing

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 05.19.2014 | Media

Jill Abramson spoke out about her firing from The New York Times publicly for the first time on Monday. She was the commencement speaker at Wake F...

Abramson's Daughter Previews Her Mom's Commencement Speech

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 05.19.2014 | Media

Jill Abramson is delivering the commencement address at Wake Forest University on Monday, days after her ouster from The New York Times, where she was...

REPORT: Why Jill Abramson Was Fired

POLITICO | Posted 05.17.2014 | Media

New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger fired executive editor Jill Abramson after concluding that she had misled both him and chief executive Mark...

Sulzberger: Jill Abramson Firing Had Nothing To Do With Pay

Benjamin Hart | Posted 05.17.2014 | Media

New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., who set off a firestorm when he fired Jill Abramson as the newspaper's executive editor this week, is...

This Is What Happens When You Edit While Female

Politico Magazine | Posted 05.16.2014 | Media

Over the weekend, I had a long dinner in Paris with a close friend from our days together as foreign correspondents in Moscow....

Al Roker Had 'No Idea' Who Jill Abramson Was

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.16.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Prior to Jill Abramson's recent firing from The New York Times, Al Roker had never heard of the former executive editor. The longtime weather anch...