“Listing Abramson’s management missteps last year, Politico reported that “she would regularly question top editors about why the Times did not have certain stories.” Gee. Isn’t that … her job?
Abramson’s experience suggests that, for many women, theconfidence gap is not that they have less faith in their abilities than men. It’s that (unlike men) they’re expected to downplay their confidence in order to seem nonthreatening and likable — or face professional consequences.”
“Jill Abramson Will Never Know Why She Got Fired” via NY Mag.