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Jill Abramson Sacked at NY Times in Palace Coup; Lieutenant Gets Job 2

Jill Abramson Sacked at NY Times in Palace Coup; Lieutenant Gets Job

Jill Abramson, executive editor at The New York Times, was ousted in what appears to be a palace coup. Her top lieutenant, Managing Editor Dean Baquet was tapped to replace her. The move was sudden and unexpected, according to media watchers. Billionaire Amazon chief Jeff Bezos bought the paper last fall from the Graham family for a bargain basement $250 million....