Grey Lady about to accept slimy friend-of-Saville as CEO (!!)
A senior executive at the New York Times has broken ranks to suggest former BBC chief Mark Thompson is not fit to be her new boss in the wake of a paedophile scandal which has rocked the corporation to its core.
In an extraordinary intervention, Margaret Sullivan questioned the integrity and ability of the man who was director general when a report that would have exposed Jimmy Savile as a predator who targeted young, vulnerable girls, was axed.
Writing in a blog post yesterday, the public editor, who works on behalf of readers and writes about the newspaper itself said: ‘How likely is it that [Thompson] knew nothing?’
NYT Public Editor’s blog (surely getting highest traffic EVER!)
UPDATE, Nov. 16 – Jimmy Savile Scandal: Net Tightens On New York Times CEO Mark Thompson