The proposal was made by, NBC reporter during the meeting between a group of six panelists and the managing editor of the publication, Rick Stengel, while discussing potential nominees.Apple founder , was nominated by NBC reporter Brian Williams to be the Person of the Year 2011 of Time magazine. In the event of your choice would be the first time the graphic medium recognizes this distinction posthumously."Not only did he changed the world, but we also gave back the spirit that anything is possible, that you can see a piece of glass or plastic and move your finger, that's incredible. You can do things big or small. forever changed the music industry and television, rest in peace, Steve Jobs, "said the driver of the program Nightley News.The proposal was made during the discussion between a group of six panelists and the editorial director of Time, Rick Stengel, who said that "we have never chosen a dead person."Since 1927, Time magazine annually recognizes the most influential people. In 2010, the creator of Facebook, , was honored by the magazine. And so did people like Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Ted Turner, Barack Obama, , Bill Gates, and Bono.The final decision will be taken in mid-2012, and Jobs will have to compete with the movement Occupy outraged Wall Street or the initiator of the so-called Arab Spring, Mohamed Bouazizi.