- November 24, 2003 | This Media Life
- The Anti-Yuppies
Downwardly mobile chic is hot! Naked ambition is ugly! Success is passé! All true enough—but can the moralistic New Left win votes with this message?
- November 17, 2003 | This Media Life
- Bipolar Iraq
We’re winning the peace, say the Bushies. But if so, what about all those body bags? How the administration is reinventing the PR war.
- November 10, 2003 | Feature
- The Clark Kent Timesman
How mild-mannered, smooth, ambitious Steven Rattner transformed himself into a Manhattan superhero. An excerpt from the controversial new book Autumn of the Moguls.
- October 22, 2001 | This Media Life
- Post Mortem?
Rupert Murdoch has been willing -- for fun and political profit -- to lose millions to keep his pet tabloid going. Now, finally, his patience may be running out.
- October 27, 2003 | This Media Life
- Disorder in the Court
Kobe Bryant’s best hope for fending off the charges against him? Take control of the ball: Wage a media trial that’s not about rape but about the Kobe brand.
- October 20, 2003 | This Media Life
- Rogues' Gallery
What do Rush Limbaugh, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Karl Rove, and I all have in common? We’re all guilty as charged! (Kidding. Sort of.)
- October 13, 2003 | This Media Life
- Grin and Share It
The music industry’s lame lawsuits against MP3-loving kids aren’t going to put the file-sharing genie back into the bottle. As Martha might say, it’s a good thing.
- October 6, 2003 | This Media Life
- The Mogulissimo
Imagine if, say, Barry Diller bought Universal, then ran for president—and won. Welcome to the surreally complete media moguldom of Italy’s prime minister.
- September 29, 2003 | This Media Life
- Sex and the Candidate
What’s to love about the idiotic California recall race? We all get to relive Arnold’s sex life! (Too bad the state’s soccer moms don’t feel the same way.)
- September 22, 2003 | 2004 Race
- Dream Team
Given the quagmire in Iraq and the sputtering economy at home, the race against bush is a victory in search of a candidate. Could Hillary Clinton or Wesley Clark be the one?