Alan Murray to leave the WSJ for Pew Research Center

(Reuters) – Alan Murray, deputy managing editor of the Wall Street Journal, will leave in January to assume the role of president of the Pew Research Center, the center announced on Friday. Murray, 57, is also the Journal’s online executive editor. In his new role he will oversee the Pew Research Center’s seven projects covering topics ranging from journalism to religion to social trends. “I have watched in the last 30 years as trusted facts have become an endangered species,” Murray told Reuters in an interview. …

November 7, 2012 6:35 pm

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