William Lewis (journalist)

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(journalist)
Born2 April 1969
London, England
NationalityUK
Alma materWhitefield School, University of Bristol, City University London
SpouseRebecca Slater
Member ofAssociated Press, WEF/Global Leaders for Tomorrow/2003

Not to be confused with William W. Lewis, a McKinsey executive who attended the 1997 Bilderberg conference.

William Lewis [1] is a British media executive and was formerly chief executive of Dow Jones and Company and publisher of The Wall Street Journal. Earlier in his career he was known as a journalist and then editor.

Career

While Editor of The Daily Telegraph,[2] Lewis led the team that broke the story of the MPs' expenses scandal, which led to the resignations of six government ministers and Speaker of the House of Commons Michael Martin, and to the creation of Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.[3]

From September 2010[4] to July 2011, Lewis worked as General Manager of the newspaper publisher News International, playing a role in the company's response to its phone hacking exposure.


 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
WEF/Annual Meeting/202021 January 202024 January 2020World Economic Forum
Switzerland
This mega-summit of the world's ruling class and their political and media appendages happens every year, but 2020 was special, as the continuous corporate media coverage of COVID-19 started more or less from one day to the next on 20/21. January, coinciding with the start of the meeting.


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