This week Alec talks with the Executive Editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson. Abramson grew up in a family that was steeped in The New York Times: two copies were delivered to her house. Her mother wanted her own for the crossword.
Abramson is the first woman to hold the top editorial position at the paper. She tells Alec that she takes a “particular interest in the careers and work of many of the younger women at The Times and ... if anyone has a problem with that, too bad.”
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