- April 10, 2000
- Yin Eats Yang
With PlanetOut's purchase of "Out" and "The Advocate," Tom Rielly, its chief homosexual officer, has finally unified gay media's divided soul.
- June 21, 1999
- Truman Being
James Truman is Condé Nast's international man of mystery. His most visible job now is decorating the new building. But what, exactly, does he whisper in the boss's ear?
- October 14, 2002
- Mouse, Trapped
Michael Eisner's greatest talent, we're all suddenly realizing, is for self-preservation. In the age of disposable corporate culture, he's made himself immortal by taking Disney hostage.
- December 7, 1998
- The Me in Media
Why has Mort Zuckerman grafted a glittery, high-profile head to the working-class body of the "Daily News?" The answer has to do not with business but with vanity.
- May 22, 2000
- Girls! Girls! Girls!
Has the mayor's taste for women turned him from a self-righteous scold into a vulnerable man with a heart? Or is this midlife crisis as political crack-up?
- April 16, 2001
- Prince Andrew
Can Andrew Cuomo combine his father's legacy and his own wonkish good works with some Kennedy charm to stage a return to Albany?
- February 28, 2000
- ;-) :-) :-0 :-(
As broadband looms over the entertainment industry, the kings of comedy huddle in Aspen to worry over the fate of storytelling -- and who will pay for their jokes now.
- April 12, 1999
- The Uninvited
Low-rent media critic Russ Smith -- that's "Mugger" to you -- is repulsed by the exclusionary liberal New York media Establishment. The feeling is mutual.
- February 8, 1999
- Virtual Reporting
Media coverage of Clinton's trial is actually, mostly, media coverage of CNN -- with even R. W. Apple Jr. writing his "In the Chamber" reports from . . . outside the chamber.
- October 1, 2001
- What We Mean When We Say "War"
It's payback time, and even former peaceniks have gotten in touch with their inner patriot. But what sort of war are we running off to join?