1. Inspired by the writings of David Carr.
2. Arthur Sulzberger Jr. is the lord of the New York Times and has been through many battles.
He is the publisher and chairman of the board of The New York Times Company, and the fifth generation of his family to run the newspaper.
4. Abramson set to work maintaining the paper…
6. Sulzberger did not think Abramson’s management style was working in the newsroom.
10. Many at the Times thought Gibson would be great in helping advance the paper digitally…
11. But Abramson left out multiple top decision-makers at the Times when making her offer to Gibson.
12. This really offended other members of upper management at the Times.
Especially Dean Baquet.
13. Sulzberger was very upset with Abramson after this.
14. Leading Sulzberger to unceremoniously fire Abramson.
15. After firing Abramson, Sulzberger asked Baquet if he wanted the top editor job.
17. To complicate matters further, a damning report was leaked days after the firing.
19. The report gives a a very honest look at the Times’ struggles in shifting its newsroom toward digital.
- Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany has for the first time said that she backs proposals for a partial ban on burqas.
- Mike Pence said the next attorney general will decide whether or not federal charges against Michael Slager will remain.
- The UK prison service is suppressing evidence of corruption among its guards which is fueling violence behind bars.
- Grammy nominations: Beyoncé has earned 9, including Album of the Year. Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West each got 8 nods 💿🎶