Keller: Stanley keeps her job because she’s “a brilliant critic”

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Los Angeles Times media writer James Rainey told New York Times executive editor Bill Keller that “some people inside the paper believe that Alessandra [Stanley] has been allowed to continue as a critic, without sufficient punishment, because she is close with [managing editor] Jill Abramson. Keller responded: “We love a conspiracy theory, but the truth is simple: Alessandra has been allowed to continue as a critic because she is — in my opinion, among others — a brilliant critic.”

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