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Andrew Stephen Bower Knight (born 1st November 1939 in England) is a journalist, editor, and media magnate. He was educated at Ampleforth College and Balliol College, Oxford (MA, Modern History). Knight worked at the City of London merchant bankers, J. Henry Schroder Wagg, from 1961 to 1963 and the Investors Chronicle from 1964 until 1966. Jump to: navigation, search November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK... Jump to: navigation, search Ampleforth College in North Yorkshire is the largest private Catholic boarding school in the UK, and it is sometimes referred to as the Catholic Eton, a moniker also attached at different times to Beaumont (no longer open) and Stonyhurst College (both Jesuit schools) and which was... College name Balliol College Named after John de Balliol Established 1263 Sister College St Johns Master Andrew Graham JCR President Triona Giblin Undergraduates 403 Graduates 228 Homepage Boatclub Balliol College, founded in 1263, is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ... Schroders plc is a British investment management company with its headquarters in the City of London. ...

He joined The Economist in 1966 on the international business and investment sections. From March 1968 to April 1970 he served in the Washington offices of the paper before returning to Europe to establish its European section and, in 1973, its offices in Brussels. Emblem of the Brussels-Capital Region Flag of The City of Brussels Brussels (Dutch: Brussel, French: Bruxelles, German: Brüssel) is the capital of Belgium and is considered by many to be the headquarters of the European Union, as two of its four main institutions have their headquarters in the...

Knight was Editor of The Economist from October 1974 until 1986; he was named International Editor of the Year by World Press Review in June 1981. Jump to: navigation, search Front cover of November 4, 2005 edition. ...

He masterminded the take-over of the ailing Telegraph Group in 1985, and was Chief Executive and Editor in Chief of the London Daily Telegraph Group from January 1986 until October 1989. Jump to: navigation, search This article concerns the British newspaper. ...

In March 1990, Knight joined News International plc as Chairman, retiring in June 1994. He was appointed a Director of News Corporation Limited on 31st January 1991 and became a non-executive Director in 1994. Jump to: navigation, search News International is a British newspaper publisher owned by Rupert Murdochs News Corporation. ... News Corporation (abbreviated to News Corp) NYSE: NWS is one of the worlds largest media conglomerates. ...

Knight is the Chairman of News Corporation's Compensations Committee; a board member of News Corporation's Audit Committee; a director of the Rothschild Investment Trust (RITCP); Chairman of the Jerwood Charity and Shipston Home Nursing; Founding Chairman of the SMA Trust; a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre of Economic Policy Research at Stanford University, California; a member of the Advisory Council of the Institute of International Studies, Stanford University; Governor (and member of the Council of Management) of the Ditchley Foundation; Chairman of the Harlech Scholars’ Trust; a Director of the Kirov Opera and Ballet (London). Jump to: navigation, search For other meanings of Stanford, see Stanford (disambiguation). ... The Ditchley Foundation is a British organisation based at Ditchley House near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, which aims to promote international relations, especially Anglo-American relations, through a program of around fifteen annual conferences on matters of international interest. ... The Maryinsky (or Mariinsky) Theatre (or Theater), is the St Petersburg theatre where the Mariinsky Ballet is located. ...

He was also formerly Chairman of the Ballet Rambert; Trustee of the Victoria and Albert Museum; Governor of Imperial College of Science & Technology; Council member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House); member of the Board of Overseers at the Hoover Institution, Stanford; member of the Steering Committee, Bilderberg Group; Council member of Templeton College, Oxford; non-executive Director of Reuters Holdings plc and of Tandem Computers Inc. The Ballet Rambert, now Rambert Dance Company, is a dance company founded in 1926 by Dame Marie Rambert at the Mercury Theatre in London, later moving to a base in Chiswick, West London. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Cromwell Road entrance to the Victoria and Albert Museum The Victoria and Albert Museum viewed from Thurloe Square The main interior courtyard of the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2004. ... Jump to: navigation, search Imperial College London is one of the colleges of the University of London and primarily focuses on science and technology. ... Chatham House, also known as the Royal Institute of International Affairs is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in London whose mission is to analyse and promote the understanding of major international issues and current affairs. ... Jump to: navigation, search Hoover Tower The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace is a conservative public policy think tank and library founded by Herbert Hoover at Stanford University, his alma mater. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Templeton College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ... Jump to: navigation, search Reuters Group plc is best known as a news service that provides reports from around the world to newspapers and broadcasters. ... Jump to: navigation, search Tandem Computers was an early manufacturer of fault tolerant computer systems, marketed to the growing number of transaction processing customers who used them for ATMs, banks, stock exchanges and other similar needs. ...



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