Michael Bloomberg stood under the fluid white walls of the IAC Building on July 7 and announced another installment of his plan to diversify the city’s economy after the demise of Wall Street.
“With the industry undergoing profound changes,” he said of the city’s media sector, “it’s incumbent on us to take steps now Read More
Hank Sheinkopf was working for New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s reelection from the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo.
“I’m in Florida for the weekend,” said Mr. Sheinkopf, one of a number of prominent Democratic consultants now working for the mayor, in a recent phone interview. He was there for a speaking Read More
Christine Quinn's office just announced the people she'll place on the 17-member panel considering congestion pricing, wihch, as Liz noted earlier, is good news for congestion pricing supporters. Quinn's members are:
Andrea Batista Schlesinger of the Drum Major Institute, who supports the plan.
Edwin C. Reed, CFO of the Greater Read More
Tonight, Latina PAC hosts its inaugural awards ceremony, honoring Drum Major Institute’s Executive Director Andrea Batista Schlesinger, with guest of honor Mike Bloomberg.
Tomorrow, City officials and community leaders will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Triborough Bridge.
New York Immigration Coalition will deliver thousands of voter registration forms to the Queens Board Read More
How photogenic can you be?
Capitol Confidential reports that Hillary Clinton’s support, while still very comfortable, may be eroding among independent and liberal voters, according to a new poll out.
Over at DMI, Andrea Batista Schlesinger suggests a few locations for President Bush’s future ‘surprise visits.’
Media Bistro’s Read More
The Times’s Adam Nagourney’s been off the local politics beat for years now, but he still has his detractors.
Over at the Drum Major Institute’s blog, Andrea Battista Schlesinger takes a whack at him, and political reporters in general.
Without getting into the details, it will kind of be an honor if people Read More
If you want to know why we in the press so royally screwed [your candidate here], Evelyn Hernandez, Pat Healy, Jonathan Mandell, and I will be arguing about it at a forum moderated by the Drum Major Institute’s Andrea Batista Schlesinger tomorrow night.
Also, I gave an incorrect date for the Speaker’s debate Read More
A couple of things you might want to check out:
The Politicker, along with Gotham Gazette and the Drum Major Institute, is doing a “conversation” next Wednesday about the role of the media in the last election.
The Times’s Pat Healy, El Diaro’s Evelyn Hernandez, Gotham Gazette’s Jonathan Mandell, and I will have terribly important Read More