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Topic: Les Hinton

News Corp. Names Outsider to Run Dow Jones

Lex Fenwick came from Bloomberg LP

News Corp. named Bloomberg LP executive Lex Fenwick as its new CEO of The Wall Street Journal parent Dow Jones & Co., ending a search that began after Les Hinton…

Former Dow Jones CEO to Testify on Phone Hacking

Les Hinton resigned from News Corp. in July

Former Dow Jones CEO and Wall Street Journal publisher Les Hinton, who has been keeping a low profile since he resigned last July in connection with the News of the…

Dow Jones CEO Search Drags On

Company mum on replacing Les Hinton

A month since the phone-hacking scandal claimed Dow Jones & Co. CEO Les Hinton, his lack of successor is turning out to be another elephant in the room for News…

Senate Dems Ask News Corp. to Investigate Itself

Members of Congress still shying away from hacking scandal

Members of Congress are still making noise here and there about News Corp.'s phone hacking scandal, but they keep on asking others to take on the tough task of actually…

Michael Wolff: On the Latest Murdoch Casualty

Hinton is the latest resignation. Which means...

Michael Wolff: Goodbye, Rebekah

Whatever next for the Murdochalypse?

Michael Wolff, Goodbye Rebekah

Les Hinton

Dow Jones CEO Hinton Resigns

Announcement comes the same day Rebekah Brooks leaves company

Dow Jones CEO Les Hinton is resigning from his position, becoming the latest (and first American) casualty of the News Corp. phone hacking scandal. He was the executive chairman of…

Murdochgate Moves to N.Y., Focus on Hinton

Murdoch confidant and Dow Jones CEO stands to lose big in scandal

Les Hinton, CEO of Dow Jones & Company and publisher of The Wall Street Journal, is Rupert Murdoch’s most loyal and long-standing lieutenant—and he may also be the next in…

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