- August 9, 1999
- The Talk of Hearst
With our scorecard on Hearst and the magazine business, you will be able to answer the riddle: "What's Black and Brown and read all over?"
- August 2, 1999
- Kennedy With Tears
John Kennedy seemed to be breaking the family mold. But in our grief, we are discovering what 40 years of public fascination with the Kennedy clan was really all about.
- July 19, 1999
- Wolf(f) Like Me
It's tough being Michael Wolff, but finding out there is another Michael Wolf, who is peddling cheery opinions about the media to CEOs, brings out the curmudgeon in this one.
- July 12, 1999
- Eisner Un-Moused?
He took Disney from the doldrums to the heart of the Dow, but with the loss of Michael Eisner's best lieutenants, the magic has evaporated from the Magic Kingdom.
- June 28, 1999
- Tribune and Tribulation
For some, summer means Paris, and Paris means the "International Herald Tribune." But is the paper slowly being submerged by the flood of global information?
- 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?
- June 14, 1999
- It's the ?, Stupid!
Before the candidates can compete for votes, they need themes (that's where the media comes in) and public personalities (come in, Al Gore).
- June 7, 1999
- The Website of Record
The Times' highly successful Internet division might, in an IPO, be worth considerably more than the paper itself -- a recipe for a titanic culture clash.
- May 31, 1999
- Auld Lang Old Media
Kurt Andersen's "Turn of the Century" is an insider's guide to the increasing irrelevance of the media insider -- as the insiders who attended his book party will come to realize.
- May 24, 1999
- The Last Action Mogul
Barry Diller's lone-gunslinger style and his frenetic deal-making pace make him a role model for other media tycoons. But what does his empire really add up to?