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Gabriel Sherman

April 18, 2011 |

Why do some of the most capable public servants in America, people like economist Peter Orszag, keep circling back from Washington to Wall Street? One guess.

November 22, 2010 | Features
The School That Ate New York

By charm and brute force, NYU is planning to add 6 million square feet to its campus across the city. Is John Sexton the new Robert Moses?

October 11, 2010
Chasing Fox

The loud, cartoonish blood sport that’s engorged MSNBC, exhausted CNN—and is making our body politic delirious.

October 4, 2010 |
Times Two

Jill Abramson, the Times’ first heiress apparent.

October 4, 2010 |
The Anti-Trump

Gary Barnett, the builder of this era’s glitziest buildings, does not have cotton-candy hair or a big mouth—but what he does have is hubris.

May 3, 2010 |
The Revolution Will Be Commercialized

Sarah Palin is already president of right-wing America—and it’s a position with a very big salary.

March 8, 2010
The Raging Septuagenarian

Taking on the Times, Google, and, in a sense, his own children, Rupert Murdoch is not going gently into the night.

December 18, 2009
The Biggest, Baddest Real-Estate Loan

Tishman Speyer’s $3.4 billion Stuyvesant Town mistake.

November 30, 2009 |
Show Me the Money

Who decides what a trader is worth: His bosses? The government? The public? Inside the tug-of-war over pay at AIG, where compensation has become a proxy for a whole lot more.

November 16, 2009
The Information Broker

At the intersection of high finance and news, the New York Times’ past and its future, and with a new best-selling book about the Wall Street crisis, 32-year-old Andrew Ross Sorkin has thrived by understanding the psyches of big players under attack. Which is a talent that has suddenly come in very handy.