Jill Abramson to Teach at Harvard This Fall

FILE - MAY 14, 2104: It was reported that New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson announced she will leave the paper May 14, 2014. NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Executive Editor of The New York Times Jill Abramson attends the WIRED Business Conference: Think Bigger at Museum of Jewish Heritage on May 7, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for WIRED)
Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson announced she will leave the paper May 14, 2014.
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The New York Times reports that Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of The Times, will be teaching an undergraduate course in narrative nonfiction at Harvard University this fall.

Abramson was the first woman to hold the top editing position at The Times, and was dismissed last month over “an issue with management in the newsroom” by the paper’s publisher, Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr.

Her replacement as executive editor was Dean Baquet, a managing editor at the paper.

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