Jill Abramson http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19787/all en The Times' War on Women http://mrc.org/cartoons/times-war-women <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2483" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/BMI-WOW-NYT.jpg?1400785205" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">May 22, 2014 - 2:33pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Business Media Firing Jill Abramson New York Times War on Women Thu, 22 May 2014 19:00:06 +0000 julia.seymour 46330 at http://mrc.org Abramson Firing: Did NYTimes Forget To Read Its 90 pieces On Equal Pay? http://mrc.org/articles/abramson-firing-did-nytimes-forget-read-its-90-pieces-equal-pay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Journalism’s Gray Lady under scrutiny for dismissal of executive editor. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Is “The Gray Lady” that way because the sexist owners of The New York Times won’t pay her enough for a proper dye job? This and other delightfully schadenfreude-alicious questions are worth pondering now that the paper has “<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wemple/wp/2014/05/14/jill-abramson-unexpectedly-out-at-new-york-times/">unexpectedly</a>” fired executive editor Jill Abramson on May 14.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/abramson-firing-did-nytimes-forget-read-its-90-pieces-equal-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media discrimination dismissal equal pay Firing gender discrimination Jill Abramson New York Times newspaper industry pay Wages Thu, 15 May 2014 18:57:20 +0000 julia.seymour 46269 at http://mrc.org Jill Abramson, Ousted as Editor, Consistently Denied the New York Times's Liberal Tilt http://mrc.org/biasalerts/jill-abramson-ousted-editor-consistently-denied-new-york-timess-liberal-tilt <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/Abramson_CBS_Sunday_Morning_10_11.JPG" style="float: right; margin-left: 4px; margin-right: 4px;" width="267" />Less than three years after she was tapped to succeed Bill Keller as Executive Editor of the <em>New York Times</em>, Jill Abramson was fired from that position on Wednesday. According to <em>Politico</em>’s Dylan Byers, who broke the story, “news of her departure was met with shock throughout the newsroom.”<br /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Rich Noyes is Research Director at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/RichNoyes" target="_blank">Follow Rich Noyes on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/jill-abramson-ousted-editor-consistently-denied-new-york-timess-liberal-tilt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Jill Abramson Liberal Bias New York Times Wed, 14 May 2014 22:13:06 +0000 rich.noyes 46256 at http://mrc.org NYT Executive Editor Denies Liberal Bias; Paper Has 'Very Cosmopolitan, Inclusive Outlook' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nyt-executive-editor-denies-liberal-bias-paper-has-very-cosmopolitan-inclusive-outlook <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/2014-04-21-HuffPo-Abramson_large.JPG" style="width: 240px; height: 134px; float: right;" />Jill Abramson of the <em>New York Times</em> denied that her newspaper has a liberal bias during a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/18/jill-abramson-with-marlo-_n_5174158.html?utm_hp_ref=marlothomas&amp;ir=Marlo%20Thomas" target="_blank"><em>Mondays with Marlo</em> interview</a> with actress Marlo Thomas posted on the Huffington Post site.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Matthew Balan is a News Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/MatthewJLB" target="_blank">Follow Matthew Balan on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nyt-executive-editor-denies-liberal-bias-paper-has-very-cosmopolitan-inclusive-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Guns huffington post James Grugnale Jill Abramson Marlo Thomas New York Times Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:36:32 +0000 matthew.balan 46069 at http://mrc.org Top NY Times Editor Rejects ‘Atmosphere of Scandal,’ Claims Public Wants to Give Obama Credit for Improving Economy http://mrc.org/biasalerts/top-ny-times-editor-rejects-atmosphere-scandal-claims-public-wants-give-obama-credit-impr <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> See no scandal, report no scandal. Jill Abramson, Executive Editor of the <em>New York Times</em>, came down to DC on Sunday to defend President Obama on the scandals and the economy, stressing the leaks cases is the only supposed scandal she cares about as she contended “I’m just not sure” the leaks cases, IRS and Benghazi “come together and create, you know -- quote, unquote -- ‘an atmosphere of scandal.’”<br /> <br /> An atmosphere the <em>New York Times</em> is working to prevent.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/top-ny-times-editor-rejects-atmosphere-scandal-claims-public-wants-give-obama-credit-impr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bob Woodward Face The Nation IRS Targets Tea Party Jill Abramson New York Times ScandalWatch Mon, 03 Jun 2013 00:45:44 +0000 brent.baker 43733 at http://mrc.org NY Times Editor Abramson Called Brusque, 'Very Unpopular,' Defenders Cry Sexism http://mrc.org/articles/ny-times-editor-abramson-called-brusque-very-unpopular-defenders-cry-sexism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Politico media reporter Dylan Byers stirred up media indignation with an unflattering article Tuesday on Jill Abramson, the <em>New York Times</em> executive editor, "<a href="http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=281B5C89-EC5A-42B5-939F-B279164C567A">Turbulence at the Times</a>", based largely on anonymous <em>Times</em> sources who snipe that Abramson is detached, brusque, and a "very, very unpopular" presence in the newsroom.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Jill_Abramson.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="259" width="329" /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/ny-times-editor-abramson-called-brusque-very-unpopular-defenders-cry-sexism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Brian Stelter Dylan Byers Howell Raines Jill Abramson Liberal Bias Sexism Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:09:22 +0000 clay.waters 43317 at http://mrc.org Departing Public Editor Brisbane Laments Progressive 'Hive' of 'Like Minds' at New York Times http://mrc.org/biasalerts/departing-public-editor-brisbane-laments-progressive-hive-minds-new-york-times <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="content" id="node-content"> <p><em>New York Times</em> Public Editor Arthur Brisbane devoted his <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/opinion/sunday/success-and-risk-as-the-times-transforms.html?_r=3&amp;smid=tw-share">last column</a> for the paper's Sunday Review to praising the publisher for investing in journalism during hard times, but said the paper could use a dose of humility and lamented the paper's hive-mind liberal mentality.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Arthur_Brisbane_NEW_4.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" heig</p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/departing-public-editor-brisbane-laments-progressive-hive-minds-new-york-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts Arthur Brisbane Gay Marriage Jill Abramson Liberal Bias Occupy Wall Street Public Editor Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:23:44 +0000 clay.waters 41023 at http://mrc.org Departing Public Editor Brisbane Laments Progressive 'Hive' of 'Like Minds' at New York Times http://mrc.org/articles/departing-public-editor-brisbane-laments-progressive-hive-minds-new-york-times <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>New York Times</em> Public Editor Arthur Brisbane devoted his <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/opinion/sunday/success-and-risk-as-the-times-transforms.html?_r=3&amp;smid=tw-share ">last column</a> for the paper's Sunday Review to praising the publisher for investing in journalism during hard times, but said the paper could use a dose of humility and lamented the paper's hive-mind liberal mentality.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Arthur_Brisbane_NEW_3.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="166" width="316" /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/departing-public-editor-brisbane-laments-progressive-hive-minds-new-york-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Arthur Brisbane Gay Marriage Jill Abramson Liberal Bias Occupy Wall Street Public Editor Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:54:06 +0000 clay.waters 41018 at http://mrc.org NYT Covers Obama's Address at Women's College, Neglects Own 'Gender Gap,' Dislodging of NYT's Female Editor http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-covers-obamas-address-womens-college-neglects-own-gender-gap-dislodging-nyts-female-edi <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>New York Times reporters Mark Landler and John Cushman Jr.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-covers-obamas-address-womens-college-neglects-own-gender-gap-dislodging-nyts-female-edi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Barnard College Campaign 2012 Commencement Feminism Jill Abramson John Cushman Jr. Mark Landler Polls Tue, 15 May 2012 17:16:05 +0000 clay.waters 40081 at http://mrc.org NYT Editor Abramson Bumped From Commencement Speech By Obama: Are We Missing a Liberal Rant? http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-editor-abramson-bumped-commencement-speech-obama-are-we-missing-liberal-rant <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Times reporter Richard Perez-Pena <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/06/nyregion/with-obama-to-speak-at-barnard-strong-emotions-at-columbia.html?scp=2&amp;sq=%22jill%20abramson%22&amp;st=cse">wrote Tuesday </a>about the low-brow fight that's broken out online between high-brow Columbia University and the women's college it's affiliated with, Barnard, over President Obama's politically motivated decision to speak at Barnard's commencement in May.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-editor-abramson-bumped-commencement-speech-obama-are-we-missing-liberal-rant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Arthur Sulzberger Jr. Barack Obama Barnard Commencement Speech Jill Abramson Tue, 06 Mar 2012 19:00:34 +0000 clay.waters 39343 at http://mrc.org Occupy the New York Times! Editor Meeting Greeted With Silent Union Protest http://mrc.org/articles/occupy-new-york-times-editor-meeting-greeted-silent-union-protest <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Occupy the New York Times! In January <a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/betrayed-nyt-staffers-rebel-against-1in-new-york-times-executive-suite">Times Watch</a> noted that Times staffers who were members of the Newspaper Guild of New York were protesting the New York Times Co. for freezing pensions for some employees even as it granted a $15 million golden parachute to former chief executive Janet Robinson after she departed at the end of 2011. An <a href="http://www.saveourtimes.com/index.php">open letter</a> to Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/occupy-new-york-times-editor-meeting-greeted-silent-union-protest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Hypocrisy Jill Abramson Newspaper Guild protest Fri, 02 Mar 2012 17:47:16 +0000 clay.waters 39311 at http://mrc.org