On Friday afternoon, Chris Hayes was in his new office at 30 Rock, trying to reconcile two sets of data involving U.S. household debt. He wanted to make a chart to use on an upcoming episode of Up With Chris Hayes, his ambitious, month-old MSNBC show, and he had just half an hour before his Read More
Back when Janice Min was editor of US Weekly, she seemed like a general in the celebrity-industrial complex’s war on culture.
Now that she’s editor of Prometheus’ glossy L.A. trade magazine, The Hollywood Reporter, she says she was always more of a mercenary.
“I found growing the business interesting, but I didn’t find the actual content interesting,” Read More
On the debut of the Observer‘s first Media Couples Power List, those who enjoyed it in private found reason to loudly kvetch about the ethnicities of the subjects. Well, here at The New York Observer, the only color we see is Salmon. Some were also upset that some of the “couples” who made the list Read More
Tina and Sir Harry, Ken and Binky, Nan and Gay — the long-standing Old Guard of media couples are well known. But who else is at the top of the love-in-journalism field? We’ve compiled a primer. And what of the next generation of ink-stained hot-and-heavies? We’ve also included the next generation of media power couples. Read More
“Search and Destroy,” New Yorker scribe Ben McGrath’s 10,000-word profile of Gawker Media overlord Nick Denton, went live on the magazine’s website around midnight last night. It’s thorough, witty and well-sourced, as it allows quotes from the acid-tongued chorus of former and current Gawker writers to create a somewhat fresh — albeit still Read More