Janice Min said in May that her reign at The Hollywood Reporter would be focused on, first and foremost, becoming a must-read for business insiders and shying away from the minutiae of covering Hollywood. But according to Sharon Waxman, editor of The Wrap, Ms. Min’s Us Weekly sensibility is driving these readers away. Read More
When former Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis denied N.Y. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s fraud charges in court documents this week, he did not strike a particularly humble tone. ”Some have looked to assign blame for every aspect of the financial crisis, even where there is no evidence of misconduct,” he and his lawyers wrote Read More
Restaurateur and beef aficionado Keith McNally persists in his habit of berating critics: now it’s Steve Cuozzo of the Post. After Cuozzo wrote a column lamenting the quality of new restaurants, McNally was moved to send Eater this email:
It’s ironic that a gutter journalist (Steve Cuozzo) from New Read More
In his “Better Know a Lobby” segment last night, Stephen Colbert sat down with the head of the American Meat Institute, J. Patrick Boyle, to pick his brain about…meat policy.
“The AMI recently opposed a bill introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand that would require the USDA to regulate six additional strains of disease-causing e. coli. Read More
Last month former publishing executive Jack McKeown opened an independent bookstore, Books & Books, in Westhampton Beach. Unfortunately, it was right around the corner from an existing independent bookstore, Terry Lucas’ The Open Book, and now the good people of Westhampton Beach are steamed. Sure, there might not be anything wrong with McKeown’s shop (“Even Read More
Jonathan Franzen is on a newsstand hot streak. But while the cover of Time was a pretty big deal, O, The Oprah Magazine might make a louder statement by saying nothing at all.
John Byrne, who at BusinessWeek in those happy bygone days of the 1980′s helped start a huge business school ranking system, is back at the game. On Monday, his new site Poets & Quants went live, giving the “brutal truth about facilities, teaching methods and reputations” at the nation’s best b-schools, as he told Read More
I’m not sure whether being called “a horrible man” by the person who wrote an entire book in praise of George W. Bush (Ambling Into History) is necessarily a bad thing. However … Read More