Writer and broadcaster
Launching four global news channels and why the Middle East is the ‘only story’ we should be giving attention to
Stephen Cole is an international broadcast journalist, and Chairman at the Institute of Diplomacy and Business. In this in-depth interview, he recounts his adventures on the launch presenting team of four global channels – Sky News, CNN International, BBC World and Al Jazeera English; reveals why modern TV news ‘bores’ him; claims the Middle East is the ‘only story’ we should be giving attention; argues the BBC should ‘give up pretending to be impartial’; and shares what he learned from four hours one-on-one with Bill Clinton.
19th April 2018
Life in the Editor’s chair at an iconic brand established 40 years ago, serving 14m entrepreneurs wanting advice and inspiration – and what he’s learned from them
12th April 2018
Life in the Editor’s chair at an iconic magazine brand, working with the world’s most famous names… and growing readership in a fiercely competitive market
Editor, The Independent
5th April 2018
Embracing a sustainable digital future after closing down the print edition, expanding their reach and coverage… and keeping their commitment to be Independent
Editor-in-Chief, San Francisco Chronicle
29th March 2018
One of Cosmopolitan’s ‘50 Fearless Women’ on how she’s taken the paper to record success; hiring a cannabis correspondent… and contrasting her city’s tech billionaires against a massive homelessness crisis.
22nd March 2018
The journey leading and growing a unique global lifestyle media brand, refusing social media… and exciting plans for the future.