Quotes by Jill Abramson (Editor/American).

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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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I think the Huffington Post has been inventive and presents what it aggregates well.
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I don't pretend I know everything.
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The whole issue of how women's management styles are viewed is an incredibly interesting subject.
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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 am in awe of women who have full family lives and seem to work round the clock in the 24/7 news cycle.
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Budget cuts are a sad reality in most newsrooms, and I am concerned that they reduce the collective muscle of journalists who are doing the expensive, and often dangerous, work of on-the-ground reporting.
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The printed newspaper is a powerful showcase for news, opinion and advertising.
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I've taught a college journalism course at two universities where my students taught me more than I did them about how political news is consumed.
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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.
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I have to pay attention to work on the weekends and always have my iPhone with me, but I don't mind.
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I do see myself as someone who has a lot of story ideas.
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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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I like the immediacy of blogs and the democratizing effects of letting millions of voices bloom on the Web.
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I have heard Obama officials say more than once, 'You will have blood on your hands if you publish this story.'
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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 wasn't necessarily intending to read.
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I don't keep up with Twitter all day long.
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Nobody wants a unitary voice of authority any more.
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Although I believe the Web has greatly increased the distribution of quality news, I do worry about those who don't have Internet access.
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I think that a great newspaper is one that puts a real premium on digging to get the story behind the story.
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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.
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I think a lot about something: Abe Rosenthal was once asked what he wanted on his headstone, and he said he wanted it just to say, 'He kept the paper straight.' And I think about that a lot.
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I think about the question of perspective in reporting all the time, and since I spent 20 years of my career in Washington as both a reporter and an editor I'm keenly aware that a newspaper should not be dominated by stories in which the only voices and perspective come from those in power.
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My advice on getting a raise is what everybody's advice is: to become a confident negotiator; but that is so hard. My admiration for women who are good at that is unbridled. Women in general have a harder time talking about money with their bosses.
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Secrets don't stay secrets very long, even when journalists decide to censor themselves.
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