Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson is a senior editor for Talking Points Memo in New York City. She came to the site in 2013 and reported on national affairs. Previously, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett. She can be reached at

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Fired New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson wants everyone to call her ouster from the newspaper for what it was.

Abramson opened up about her departure Wednesday night in an interview with Fox News host Greta Van Susteren, describing herself as a "hard-charging editor" and expressing no regrets about her tenure at the Times. From the outset of the interview, Abramson was referred to as a "fired" rather than a "former" editor.

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