Abramson: A female top editor at NYT would be a healthy thing for the country

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“It is meaningful to have women in positions of leadership at important institutions in society,” Times managing editor Jill Abramson tells Gabriel Sherman. “But, you know, there are wonderful male editors in this place who are just as capable as I am, and they could run this place exquisitely well. If it happens, it happens, if it doesn’t, it doesn’t.”

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