The Gist with Mike Pesca on Jill Abramson’s firing at the New York Times.

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.

Jill Abramson.

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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.


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

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