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Jill Abramson doesn't record interviews thanks to almost photographic memory

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Alma, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    You just answered your own question.
     
  2. Azrael

    Azrael Well-Known Member

    Robert Love was Thompson's editor at Rolling Stone.

    CJR May/June 2005: Ideas & Reviews - Essay by Robert Love
     
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  3. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

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  4. billchristine

    billchristine New Member

    Danny Ozark when he managed was just as malaprop-prone as Yogi Berra only he wasn't around long enough or in New York enough to be quoted. But even Yogi didn't say many of the silly things attributed to him. One day I was in the presence of Ozark when he blurted something. A New York writer in the room turned to another New York writer and whispered, "That's something we could have Yogi say."
     
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  5. LanceyHoward

    LanceyHoward Well-Known Member

    Yogi Berra owes his fame to the following in order of importance:

    1. Having Joe Garagiola grow up with him and using him for comic material.
    2. Having a comical appearance and name.
    3. Being a really good catcher.
    4. Playing on a dynasty.
     
  6. John B. Foster

    John B. Foster Well-Known Member

  7. LanceyHoward

    LanceyHoward Well-Known Member

    I find a certain irony here that Abramson can remember every interview with "photographic" accuracy but not whether she actually wrote something.
     
  8. SoloFlyer

    SoloFlyer Active Member

    If I was as lazy and arrogant as Jill Abramson in my job, I'd be unemployed.
     
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  9. FileNotFound

    FileNotFound Well-Known Member

    There’s a reason why she’s no longer editor of The New York Times.
     
  10. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    This smacks of "Alternative Facts."
    I won't be surprised if this whole controversy helps book sales. We may never know one way or the other, of course.
     
  11. Azrael

    Azrael Well-Known Member

    Perhaps worth noting that every time she opens her mouth, Ms. Abramson makes it worse.
     
  12. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday Well-Known Member

    So, how's life treating you these days Mrs. Abramson?
     
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