- August 25, 2003 | This Media Life
- This Isn't War
(Yet.) The liberal power elite I hobnobbed with in Aspen seems terminally short on passion—with one tough-talking, very angry exception: Bill Clinton.
- January 24, 2000 | This Media Life
- Happy New Media
The AOL-Time Warner merger has everyone shell-shocked. Is this as big as it looks, Munich Pact big? And where is the reporter from the corporate-state desk?
- May 17, 1999 | This Media Life
- Why Your Kids Know More About the Future Than You Do
Is the Internet changing kids in mysterious, potentially dangerous ways? Certainly. And soon enough, it will change you, too.
- August 28, 2000 | This Media Life
- L.A. Nonstory
Nothing wrong with the conventions that turning off the cameras wouldn't fix. Admit they're sales meetings, not news events, and maybe even Al Gore'd look like a winner.
- June 12, 2000 | This Media Life
- Parenting: Honey, I Wired The Kids
In our digital household -- which has the computing power of a small company -- the kids fight for cell-phone privileges, AOL accounts, and computer upgrades. Thank God my wife is chief information officer.
- October 15, 2001 | This Media Life
- World Beat
Until September 11, the media didn't bother much with international news. Could it be because bad news is earnest, boring -- and incredibly hard to monetize?
- January 12, 2004 | This Media Life
- Lord in Vain
When Conrad Black became a press lord, then a real lord, his ambition seemed to be to leave the sullied world of business behind. Nice try.
- December 9, 2002 | This Media Life
- One Nation Under Fox
Earnest politics makes for bad TV -- which is why the scrappy, outsider, underdog approach championed by Fox News has made it the new psychic heart of the Republican Party.
- November 19, 2001 | This Media Life
- The Ad Man
There was an elephant (megarich media potentate Mike Bloomberg) in the room. The news media ignored him. Now he's the mayor.
- November 15, 1999 | This Media Life
- Fast 'n' Hot
What's the hottest new magazine out there? It's not the one about celebrity cachet and power. It's the one about the new economy, stupid.