Alan Murray to leave Wall Street Journal for Pew Research Center

(Reuters) – Alan Murray is leaving the Wall Street Journal to assume the role of president of the Pew Research Center, effective in January, the center announced on Friday. Murray, 57, is currently the Journal’s deputy managing editor and 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 10:41 pm

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