Frances Catanio

News editor at Al Jazeera America digital. New Yorker. Film & chocolate lover. Traveler.
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"She wears her New Yorker-ness brazenly, proudly, on her sleeve. Or rather, under it – on her right shoulder where eight years ago she placed a tattoo to mark her return to New York city after a long stretch in Washington. It’s a rendition of a New York subway token, an image she chose for its double resonance.

'Having grown up here I love the subway, take it everywhere,' she says. 'But the reason I picked it for my tattoo was also that on the outside rim of the token it says 'Good for one fare only' and that's my philosophy for life. So it's a perfect combination of a great philosophy and the city that I love and was born in.'” -fascinating detail about Jill Abramson, the new editor of the New York Times (via Guardian)

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