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Jill Abramson reveals few details about startup venture

By Bill Kirtz

Jill Abramson, fired (her words) last summer as New York Times executive editor, will join with Steven Brill on a startup to “give great journalists money they can live on.” 227 more words

Media

Former NYT Editor Jill Abramson: Getting back into journalism?

By Christopher B. Daly 

Is former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson getting back into journalism?

Yes, according to hints she dropped Monday night during a talk at Boston University. 352 more words

Journalism

New in Theaters: In 'Evolution of a Criminal' the Director Tells How He Became a Bank Robber

Darius Clarke Monroe was a straight-A student from a tight-knit family in Houston; the last kid anybody would have picked to become a criminal. But nevertheless, he and two friends left high school one day to rob a bank.  212 more words

Film - New

David Carr on Journalism, Addiction, and the Future of the Media

As a term, media is such an all-encompassing word. It includes a impossible range of different businesses, ventures, and facets – from entertainment to public interest journalism, from TV movies to ads – that it can be almost absurd to make any judgments on the current state of ‘the media’ at all. 497 more words

Jerry Jones Admits To Tearing Up After Expansion Loss To Texans

ARLINGTON (105.3 THE FAN) – Jerry Jones admits to tearing up three times in his 25 years as owner of the Dallas Cowboys.

The first came in 1995, when the Cowboys lost to Deion Sanders and the 49ers in the NFC Championship game. 339 more words

Sports

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David Carr

David Carr has always been one of my favorite writers. He’s raw. He’s not afraid to say how he feels. He’s a damn good journalist. 726 more words

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