When the corrections and retractions reach critical mass and the “investigative” articles start to read like Henry James novels — i.e. diffuse and impenetrable — the end of a given “scandal” episode is near.
“Where I think Hillary Clinton faces, you know, certainly more of a burden is that the controversies she’s been in are immediately labeled, you know, Travel-gate or Email-gate… if you actually asked people what about any of these controversies bothers them, they don’t know anything specific about any of them.”
By Mark Washburn, The Charlotte Observer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — In her first public remarks since her abrupt dismissal as executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson told Wake Forest University graduates Monday that she doesn’t know what she will do next, “so I’m in exactly the same boat as many of you.” Removed […]
Washington (AFP) – Hard-charging editor Dean Baquet was once sacked for standing by his reporters. He bounced back and is now the first African American to hold the most prestigious title in U.S. journalism, executive editor of the New York Times. On Wednesday, the august U.S. daily abruptly fired its first female executive editor, Jill […]
By Alana Semuels and James Rainey, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK — Just three years into her tenure, the first female editor of The New York Times was forced out because of what the publisher called management issues in the newsroom. Jill Abramson will be replaced by managing editor Dean Baquet, who will be the […]