- November 17, 2003
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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?
- September 15, 2003
Stop the presses! Dean blows up big, thanks to the Internet! It’s a great story, but can Web-based fund-raising really predict the mass market?