William McGowan
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William McGowan

William G. McGowan was an American entrepreneur, and founder and chairman of MCI Communications. His role as leader of MCI also caused him to play an important role in the breakup of AT&T while growing the startup company into US$9.5 billion in revenue entity that controlled 16% of the American domestic and international long distance market. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
William McGowan has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2001 Speech as an Author. The year with the most videos was 2002 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 674 views per program. Most common tags: Minorities in the Media, Journalism, Media Issues.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 4

Previously

Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research - c. January 1, 2011 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>New York Times</em> Debate

    New York Times Debate

    In his book Gray Lady Down: What the Decline and Fall of the New York Times Means for America, William McGowan argues that The New York…

  • Race and the Media

    Race and the Media

    Ms. Pressley and Mr. McGowan talked about racial representation and participation in journalism. They also talked about…

  • Diversity in Journalism

    Diversity in Journalism

    Mr. Smith moderated a debate over efforts to provide greater diversity in news rooms and whether those policies had…

  • Newsroom Diversity

    Newsroom Diversity

    The guests discussed ethnic diversity in the newsroom. They answered questions from the audience.

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