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Jim Edwards

Founding editor and Editor-in-chief, Business Insider UK

Jim Edwards is the founding editor and editor-in-chief of Business Insider UK. He has previously been managing editor at Adweek, an advertising columnist at CBS Interactive, and a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia Business School.

His work has appeared in Slate, Salon, The Independent, MTV, The Nation and AOL. He won the Neal award for business journalism in 2005 for a series of articles on bribes and kickbacks in the advertising business.

His investigative journalism has changed the law in the First Circuit Court of Appeals (U.S. v. Kravetz), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals (North Jersey Media v. Ashcroft), New Jersey (In Re El-Atriss), and New York (Mosallem v. Berenson).

The U.S. Supreme Court cited his work on the death penalty in the concurrence to Baze v. Rees, on the issue of whether lethal injection is cruel or unusual.