Waiting to hear whether Jill Abramson is ashamed of ‘The New York Times’ or not

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New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson is taking questions from readers this afternoon.

Some of the inquiries so far, via Twitter:

Tough crowd!

The reader chat kicked off at 3, but as of the time of this posting, none of Abramson's replies had yet been published. You can submit questions and look for her answers here.

On Capital...

 For his 'Twitter outburst,' the 'Times' temporarily suspends columnist Andrew Goldman

'The New York Observer' gets a new president (and endorses Romney for real president)

'Guardian' editor bats down report that print edition is on the brink

Style mag rivalry heats up: 'WSJ.' names new editor while 'T' touts redesign

In other news...

The Washington Post is reportedly close to replacing Marcus Brauchli as editor. [Forbes/Mixed Media]

What the Jimmy Savile/BBC scandal means for incoming New York Times Company C.E.O. Mark Thompson. [Reuters]

A dispatch from yesterday's News Corp. shareholders meeting. [A.P.]

The Australianization of the coming News Corp. spinoff. [The Wall Street Journal]

The "modest growth" of HuffPost Live. [Adweek]

Businessweek editor Josh Tyrangiel is not a fan of Forbes' ad-sponsored stories. [New York Post]

Look at all the famous people at NY1's 20th birthday bash. [The New York Observer]

New York Post and Crain's veteran Xana Antunes has a new job at CNBC Digital. [Talking Biz News]