Here are some other reactions:
• Emily Bell says Byers' piece "deserves attention, as it fuels an exasperating and wholly sexist narrative about women in power."
For a news organization such as Politico to run a piece focused so tightly on Abramson's personality is disappointing. It might have highlighted the fact she has just had the most successful week of her professional life. Her news organization picked up four Pulitzer Prizes, the third highest haul in the Times's history, and the coverage of the Boston bombings was, by wide acknowledgment, exceptionally good, when others were rocky and error-strewn.(more...)