British Newspaper The Guardian had published top 100 most powerful media personalities 2011 in UK. According to MediaGuardian100, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg topped the most powerful figures this year beating other famous tech persons such as Steve Jobs and Larry Page. Last year, Zuckerberg was ranked at number 7 spot in the same list.
For your info, Zuckerberg was also named as Time’s Person of the Year for 2010. No doubt, Facebook is the most visited social networking website in the world and its revenue for 2011 expected to be $4 billion. Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey was ranked at second position after Zuckerberg thanks to the success of Twitter. Google CEO, Larry Page ranked third in the list while Apple CEO, Steve Jobs ranked at number 4 position.
2011 Top 10 Most Powerful People in the UK Media
|1||Mark Zuckerberg||Founder, CEO, Facebook||27||7|
|2||Jack Dorsey||Executive chairman, Twitter||34||New entry|
|3||Larry Page||CEO, Google||38||2|
|4||Mark Thompson||Director general, BBC||53||3|
|5||Steve Jobs||Co-founder, chairman, Apple||56||1|
|6||Rupert Murdoch||Chairman & CEO, News Corporation||80||4|
|7||Paul Dacre||Editor, Daily Mail||62||13|
|8||Sir Martin Sorrell||Group chief executive, WPP||66||11|
|9||Simon Cowell||TV producer, presenter||51||6|
|10||Lord Justice Leveson||High court judge||62||New entry|
To view the full list of top 100 powerful media figure, kindly visit the MediaGuardian 100 website.