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January 18, 2013   ·   0 Comments

Mark Thompson

By Michael Wolff: This is something that is said about a certain kind of executive: one who continues to hold his job while more interesting people lose theirs; or one who always gets a better job...

Mark Thompson

Thompson to be Questioned Again on Savile

By Miles Goslett: The former director general of the BBC is being asked to clarify exactly what he knew when.

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New York Times Staffers Betting On Mark Thompson’s Future, New York Post Says

By Huffington Post: New York Times staffers have reportedly placed bets on the company's newly-appointed CEO, Mark Thompson. The New York Post reported on Monday that a source ...

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Times Co. CEO Says Report Examining BBC Scandal Will Be Delayed

By Edmund Lee: New York Times Co. (NYT) Chief Executive Officer Mark Thompson, under scrutiny for the handling of a sex scandal when he ran the British ...

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NY Times Editor Jill Abramson Distances Newsroom From In-House Criticism of New CEO

By Lucas Shaw: New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson distanced herself from her paper’s recent critiques of new CEO Mark Thompson on Tuesday, telling Business ...

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Ex-BBC boss Entwistle faces Savile inquiry – but heat stays on NYT’s Thompson

By Noel Young: The Pollard Inquiry into the Jimmy Savile affair resumes today in a London solicitor's office with George Entwistle, the 54-day ex Director General ...

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Mark Thompson Gives Evidence to Nick Pollard Investigation Into Newsnight

By Dan Sabbagh: Mark Thompson has flown to London to give evidence to Nick Pollard inquiry into the handling of Newsnight's aborted investigation into sexual abuse by the late Jimmy Savile, taking a couple of days of enforced leave from his new job as chief executive of the New York Times.

Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., chairman of The New York Times Co.

New York Times Chairman Says Scandal ‘Hasn’t Made Things Easy’

By Edmund Lee: New York Times Co. (NYT) Chairman and Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. said the lingering scandal at the British Broadcasting Corp. has been a challenge ...

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The New York Times’ Murdoch Moment

By Felix Gillette: Why is Mark Thompson increasingly reminding us of James Murdoch? Not long ago, Thompson and Murdoch were rivals of sorts. Murdoch was the head of News International in London. Thompson was the head of the BBC. Sometimes they took turns criticizing each other’s media operations in public.

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NYT CEO Faces More Scrutiny From NYT

By Mackenzie Weinger: A legal letter about the BBC’s Jimmy Savile sexual abuse scandal is raising more questions about New York Times chief executive Mark Thompson’s ...

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