July 15, 2014
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Jill Abramson (Evan Agostini/Associated Press)

In an excellent Cosmopolitan interview, fired New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson says she doesn’t mind the term “fired,” says she’s reading a lot (including the New York Times), speaks compellingly about friends and family and snubs Web aggregation: “There is too much journalism right now that is just based on people scraping the Internet and riffing off something else.”

Disclosure: This blog post is scraped from the Internet.

Erik Wemple writes the Erik Wemple blog, where he reports and opines on media organizations of all sorts.