The Gist Examines the Palace Intrigue at the New York Times

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
May 16 2014 5:56 PM

Inside the Jill Abramson Firing

Sorting palace intrigue at the New York Times from the real issues.

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Jill Abramson.

Photo-illustration by Slate

Listen to Episode 10 of Slate’s The Gist:

On today’s episode, NPR's David Folkenflik explains the frayed relationships that led to an embarrassing week for the New York Times. Then, Slate’s Julia Turner joins us for a look at the newspaper of record’s leaked innovation report. Plus, Mike’s Spiel on who we describe as pushy and brusque.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.