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Jill Abramson at Wake Forest: The Student Perspective

Yes. This. RT @ravisomaiya: I am always so impressed by this generation of 20-somethings. So confident and articulate.

— Felix Salmon (@felixsalmon) May 19, 2014

Jill Abramson gave a commencement speech at Wake Forest today, her first public statement since her firing. Ravi Somaiya was there to cover the event for the Times: Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of The New York Times, made her first public appearance since her abrupt dismissal last week, speaking about resilience in a long-scheduled commencement address on Monday at Wake Forest University.

After telling the students she had been fired, Ms. Abramson said her father had always emphasized that [...]