Gawker media’s sci-fi blog, i09, calls the new off-off-Broadway play The Future “a smart domestic drama about the perils of living forever.” And we are sure the glowing 1,114 word review has nothing to do with the fact that Gawker Media mogul Nick Denton’s boyfriend plays one of the lead roles. This coincidence is not Read More
conflicts of interest
In the wake of the News of the World phone hacking saga, News Corp. appears to be serious about cleaning up its act.
Andrew Langhoff, publisher of The Wall Street Journal Europe, resigned yesterday after an internal inquiry revealed that Journal editorial content could have been influenced by a business-side relationship, reports the New York Times.
The paper’s circulation department had an arrangement with Netherlands consulting firm Executive Learning Partnership, which it had featured twice in its “Special Reports” section, in October 2010 and March of this year. Read More
Picture a vicious cycle of financial backscratching that results in ever-increasing systemic fragility, and you’ve got the basic premise for how a decent portion of the credit market works.