Abramson sets the editorial agenda for arguably the only newspaper that matters. In 2012 Monday through Friday papers averaged 1.6 million and a whopping 2.1 million on the weekend. The Gray Lady has also successfully on-boarded more than 650,000 paying subscribers to its digital property,, and re-branded the International Herald Tribune as the International New York Times. 2013 SPOTLIGHT: Abramson, the first female executive editor in the history of the 162-year-old daily, says, "It's only worth being the first woman anything, if at the point you stop being executive editor there are other women, hopefully lots of them, who are plausible candidates to be the second." [...] more

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