In this 2013 interview with Alec Baldwin, the former New York Times executive editor talked about how she grew up in a family where the paper was so vaunted that two copies were delivered to her house. Now, some media critics are speculating that this interview may have been a factor in Abramson's dismissal.
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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