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Times editor discusses secrecy and security, April 21

Jill Abramson, managing editor of The New York Times, will present the seventh lecture in a series on "Secrecy, Security and Self-Government" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

She will give "A View From Newsroom Management" in the lecture, which is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Program in Law and Public Affairs .

Abramson was appointed managing editor of The Times in August 2003 after serving as Washington bureau chief since December 2000. During the fall 2000 semester, she was a Ferris Professor in Princeton's Humanities Council, teaching an undergraduate seminar on politics and journalism.

Abramson is the co-author of "Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas" (Houghton Mifflin, 1994), which was a finalist in the nonfiction category for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. In 1992, she won the National Press Club's national correspondence award, the group's top prize for political reporting, for a series of articles about the role of money in the 1992 elections.

Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601

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