While many New York Times readers’ eyes were still bulging over Bernard Weinraub’s Jan. 30, too-much-information essay about the personal agonies of working in Hollywood, a new reporter was quietly settling into the film beat’s piranha pool.
On Feb. 22, David Halbfinger was busy writing his first story as The New York Times’ newest reporter Read More
Robin Pogrebin, who covers theater for The New York Times, mistakenly slammed a door on the fingers of a hit Broadway comedy-and freaked some anxious actors and producers-when she wrote in her June 3 Tony Awards recap that actress Katie Finneran “won for best featured actress in a play for her performance in the farce Read More
Early on in his May 3 piece about how The Hollywood Reporter is gaining on Variety in terms of movieland clout, New York Times reporter Bernard Weinraub quotes a talent agent saying, “You don’t read the trades for information as much as the spin.”
It was an interesting thing to say, considering that Mr. Weinraub Read More
As the Daily News prepares to deploy its new Sunday edition on March 28 to the tune of $2 million, owner and publisher Mortimer Zuckerman is determined not to shell out more money to the unions who print, package, fold, mail and deliver it.
On March 18, the Daily News filed suit in U.S. Read More
For actor Alec Baldwin, the response is natural. “When someone pisses on your wife, you want to knock their teeth out,” he told The Transom.
The co-star of the current release The Edge , Mr. Baldwin is well aware of the consequences to celebrities who cold-cock civilians. So when he read a piece in the Read More
As Bill Keller ascends to the No. 2 editing position at The New York Times , the newly colorful paper of record is starting to get even tougher on conflicts of interest, particularly when it comes to the activities of one’s spouse. And the first to feel the sting is Hollywood correspondent Bernard Weinraub.
Mr. Read More