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Apr 7, 2017

Jaspan departs The Conversation after personal and professional friction

Certain of Andrew Jaspan's personality traits did not scale well as The Conversation expanded.

Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily Watkins

Media reporter

A triple helix of issues with Andrew Jaspan's leadership of The Conversation created great friction within the ambitious start-up, leading to his resignation last week, sources have told Crikey.

The Conversation announced on Friday that Jaspan would be moving on to a new "Global Academy" project at RMIT. The announcement came after three university vice-chancellors, who ran an inquiry into the strategy of The Conversation, reported their findings to the board. 

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