Mark Thompson

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The New European bought by consortium including ex-BBC boss
Investors in anti-Brexit weekly include Mark Thompson and former Financial Times editor Lionel Barber

Archie Bland and agency

01, Feb, 2021 @9:51 AM

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Mark Thompson steps down as chief executive of New York Times
Former BBC boss says news outlets need to fully embrace the internet to survive

Jim Waterson Media editor

22, Jul, 2020 @4:00 PM

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The Guardian view on His Dark Materials on the BBC: a perfect match | Editorial
Editorial: The lavish pleasures of the new TV adaptation should not blind us to the dangers that lie ahead for public service broadcasters

Editorial

01, Nov, 2019 @6:25 PM

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Former BBC boss says UK faces ‘total loss of culture sovereignty’
Mark Thompson warns firms such as Netflix will dominate media unless government acts

Jim Waterson Media editor

24, Sep, 2019 @10:36 AM

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'Just use cat videos': New York Times boss wants Facebook to cut out news
Mark Thompson warns social media giant’s quality ranking promises a ‘controlled society’

Jim Waterson Media editor

03, Aug, 2018 @3:47 PM

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Another Sulzberger is lined up to head the New York Times
Arthur Gregg set to be the fifth generation of his family to run the newspaper after being appointed as its deputy publisher

Roy Greenslade

20, Oct, 2016 @8:48 AM

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Enough Said: What’s Gone Wrong With the Language of Politics? by Mark Thompson – review
This important study by the New York Times chief executive and former BBC boss identifies many culprits for the destructiveness of political debate

Andrew Rawnsley

04, Sep, 2016 @5:59 AM

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Charging money to go ad-free? The New York Times meets the BBC
Former corporation man Mark Thompson has hit on a new, yet strikingly familiar, formula for revenues in the digital age

Peter Preston

26, Jun, 2016 @6:00 AM

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New York Times to invest $50m on global digital expansion
Publisher sees opportunity for the NYT to become an ‘indispensable leader in global news and opinion’ over the next three years

Mark Sweney

14, Apr, 2016 @3:31 PM

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Tom Stoppard to deliver Charles Wheeler lecture at award ceremony
Playwright has had lifelong interest in journalism since his days as local reporter

Roy Greenslade

29, Mar, 2016 @7:43 AM

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Media Monkey: House of Cards, Line of Duty and Kirsty Wark
Mark Thompson on scoffing turtle, is ITV’s Drive the new Jump, and the Sun holds out over Brexit decision

Monkey

06, Mar, 2016 @6:12 PM

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BBC bosses still trying to cover tracks over Savile in 2012, says Andy Kershaw
Former Radio 1 DJ believes senior management knew of Savile rumours and their decision to axe Newsnight exposé was attempt to bury story

Mark Sweney

26, Feb, 2016 @1:30 PM

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