New York Times Names First Black Executive Editor

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    Jill Abramson was suddenly and surprisingly fired as the editor of the New York Times on Wednesday.

    Abramson, who was the first woman to edit the Times, is being replaced by her deputy, Dean Baquet, who has become the first-ever African American to lead the paper of record. She had been serving as executive editor since 2011.

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