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Is fired N.Y. Times editor Jill Abramson the new Lilly Ledbetter?

Is fired N.Y. Times editor Jill Abramson the new Lilly Ledbetter?

Is Jill Abramson, the first female executive editor of the New York Times, who was unceremoniously dumped from her job Wednesday, the professional-class equivalent of equal pay heroine Lilly Ledbetter?

Much is still unknown about the circumstances leading up to Abramson’s termination by New York Times Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr.

But at least two well-sourced media reporters, Ken Auletta of the New Yorker, and David Folkenflik of NPR, confirmed that Abramson, 60,...

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