- May 1, 2000
- Dot-Com Bomb
We've all been waiting for the next Great Web Wipeout. But the Orwellian technology geeks never imagined the fuse would be lit by an old-media magazine article.
- April 17, 2000
- Bullet Train
E-books were a slow train coming until Stephen King put some propulsion behind them. Will clubby, head-in-the-sand publishers catch this ride or tumble from the caboose?
- 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.
- March 27, 2000
- Checkout Clout
Jann Wenner has unleashed his new 'People'-killer magazine, 'USWeekly.' His secret weapon? Not celebrity snaps and juicy dish but 200,000 supermarket-checkout pockets.
- March 20, 2000
- Huey and the News
Fortune editor John Huey wanted to be a bon vivant like Esquire's Harold Hayes. But he ended up as a business weenie -- and the life of the party anyway.
- March 13, 2000
- Bond Trading
At TED, the new-media version of a Mafia wedding, you rub elbows with the dons and capos of the Internet world and become an instant member of the family.
- March 6, 2000
- Queen for a Day
Why does network television suddenly seem to be back in the fifties, with "Millionaires" and wannabes on every channel? Welcome to TV for losers.
- 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.
- February 21, 2000
- How I Got Over My Al Gore-a-phobia
Yes, he's wonky. But shouldn't our leader know his stuff? Yes, he's stiff. So was Abe Lincoln. Gore has what it takes to be a fine president -- so what if you wouldn't want him to give you a hug?
- February 14, 2000
- Waiting to Exhale
For Geraldine Laybourne, the queen of pure content, the real battle won't be for viewers but for cable space. Will women care enough to declare: "I want my Oxygen"?