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SULZBERGER GIVES EX-BBC HEAD HIS BLESSING, DESPITE SCANDAL

October 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The New York Times‘s ombudsman may have expressed serious doubts about the qualifications of former BBC Director General Mark Thompson’s qualifications to become president and CEO of The New York Times Company in the wake of the Jimmy Savile sex scandal in the U.K., but Chairman/Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. apparently has none. In a message […]

EX-BBC CHIEF TO HEAD THE NEW YORK TIMES

August 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

In an apparent effort to expand its global reach, the New York Times has hired former BBC Director General Mark Thompson to become its new president and CEO. Thompson has demonstrated his ability to turn the BBC into an international powerhouse, aware that an estimated one billion people worldwide can now understand English. However, he […]