Top editors resign from NY Times today

Executive editor Howell Raines and managing editor Gerald Boyd, heavily implicated in the Jayson Blair scandal, resigned their positions at the NY Times today. It's been 5 weeks since that scandal broke out and this action was long overdue.

The NY Times story (registration required) is here. The San Francisco Chronicle has the story here, and publisher Arthur Sulzberger's memo to the staff of the NY Times is here.