As someone who has spent a lot of her career as an investigative reporter, I'll confess that a frustration of mine has always been that so much investigative journalism involves a dissection of events in the past.

— Jill Abramson

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We human beings are a lot more resilient than we often realize. Resilient and perseverant.

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I admit that I am hopelessly hooked on the printed newspaper.

I love turning the pages and the serendipity of stumbling across a piece of irresistible information or a photograph that I wasnt necessarily intending to read.

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The printed newspaper is a powerful showcase for news, opinion and advertising.

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I like the immediacy of blogs and the democratizing effects of letting millions of voices bloom on the Web.

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A general truth is to have a good sense of humor.

Roll with the punches of life's ups and downs. Laughing at yourself always helps.

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I have an older sister who sounds, unfortunately, exactly like me, and we sound like our mother did.

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You know the sting of losing or not getting something you badly want.

When that happens show what you are made of.

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The idea that women journalists bring a different taste in stories or sensibility isnt true.

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You know, a dog can snap you out of any kind of bad mood that you're in faster than you can think of.

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If The Times said it, it was the absolute truth.

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Nobody wants a unitary voice of authority any more.

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Print is still responsible for a significant portion of the revenues that, you know, pay for the work of the newsroom. But, you know, digital is very important. And part of the thrill of having this job now is I get to lead us through what is both a thrilling and very challenging transition from a print world to a digital world.

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About Jill Abramson

Quotes 26 sayings
Profession Author
Birthday March 19, 1954

It's a little dangerous to be a badass.

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Having small children and being an investigative reporter would seem like a difficult mix, but it worked well for me. I was often working on my own enterprise stories, which were not as deadline sensitive.

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In one's relationship with dogs and with a newsroom, a generous amount of praise and encouragement goes much better than criticism.

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What's next for me? I don't know. So I'm in exactly the same boat as many of you.

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When we first started, we would message all the time, .

.. He would log on, and mostly we would just message back and forth at the beginning of the relationship. Now, we use the computer, phones, letters, airlines - everything.

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The Obama administration has had seven criminal leak investigations.

That is more than twice the number of any previous administration in our history. It's on a scale never seen before. This is the most secretive White House that, at least as a journalist, I have ever dealt with.

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I think as an investigative reporter I had tough standards, but I don't think of myself as a tough person.

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What I hold dear is well-known to all of my colleagues.

And, really, The Times is the kind of place, the greatest journalism doesn't just pop forth from our heads. It's, you know, a group of people, and the great ideas bubble up from the reporters to their editors and get to us.

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Over the years, I’ve worried that my directness could come off as brusque or my criticisms heard in an outsize way, especially by male colleagues. I sometimes wondered whether expressing even my mildest reservation reminded someone of a chastising mother or complaining wife.

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People often assume New York City is no place to keep a dog.

This is certainly what my parents told me when I was growing up there. But I have found this not to be the case at all.

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I think the Huffington Post has been inventive and presents what it aggregates well.

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The whole issue of how women's management styles are viewed is an incredibly interesting subject.

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Women are damn resilient.

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