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Emma Jacobs

To be chief executive of a multinational tech company, even one whose sales are declining, rarely merits the description “underdog”. Yet this is how Henry Blodget, who heads Business Insider, refers to Marissa Mayer, in her first interview since becoming chief executive of Yahoo a year ago, which features in the all-important September issue of US Vogue. Read more

Emma Jacobs

In an interview with Newsweek, Jill Abramson (left), the editor of the New York Times, admitted that she cried when she read a profile in Politico, a Washington news site, that cast doubt on her editorship.

“I cried… I should say it went right off me, but I’m just being honest. I did cry. But by the next morning, I wasn’t completely preoccupied by it anymore. I had my cry and that was that.” Read more