Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. Before joining TPM, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett. She is a graduate of New York University, where she served as the deputy managing editor of NYU's student newspaper, the Washington Square News. She can be reached at catherine@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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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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