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Detailed Dish: Why Janet Robinson Got The 'Times' Ax

Why was CEO Janet Robinson really fired from the New York Times last December? The backstory includes clashes between the two most important women in Times Publisher Arthur ­Sulzberger Jr.'s life: Robinson, with whom Sulzberger was "once an executive version of a married couple" and his new girlfriend, Claudia Gonzalez, according to Joe Hagan.

That's not the whole reason by any means -- there were definitely "larger [more business-oriented] forces at work," writes Hagan, who interviewed "more than 30 people who are intimately familiar with different aspects of the Times’ business" for this piece that dissects the dishy details.

Read the whole story at New York magazine »

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