Politco reports that New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson is mean, Twitter reacts
Politco reporter Dylan Byers interviewed a series of frustrated New York Times editors for a Tuesday piece on the paper's first female executive editor, Jill Abramson. Quotes from the anonymous interviewees suggest that Abramson is, in effect, not very nice. Byers, for his part, does very little to suggest otherwise, reporting on the executive editor's habit of being curt in meetings and her grave sin of having a "nasal" voice.
Critics responded that the "niceness" of a top editor at one of the largest newspapers in the world is not news, and that Byers' and others' scrutiny is a product of Abramson's gender, not her qualifications to lead. Others suggest that traits characterized in Abramson as shrill have been celebrated as strengths in other, specifically male, editors.
Let's see more of what Twitter has to say about the matter here: