Tomorrow, Bloomberg officially takes over BusinessWeek, and, having cleaned house for Josh Tyrangiel—its young new editor—one might expect him to fill his stable of columnists with all sorts of fresh young faces.
One would be wrong. Today, on the even of the big transfer, Bloomberg’s BusinessWeek announced its newest columnist: sexagenarian Charlie Rose.
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If you are a developer adding to the city’s skyline, make sure you have the design complete before you go meet with our rather powerful City Planning Commissioner, Amanda Burden.
Hines Interests, that Texas-based firm planning to build a tower next to MoMA, tried to sneak an unfinished plan by Ms. Burden, and it didn’t Read More
As the summer was winding down, Hines Interests, the Texas-based firm planning a 1,250-foot slender tower set to soar next to the Museum of Modern Art, visited the Department of City Planning’s Lower Manhattan offices, designs in hand, to seek the approval of Amanda Burden, the agency’s director. The tower, designed by acclaimed French architect Read More
“I would buy a Tata,’” said Upper East Side resident and retiree Genny Gold, laughing. “General Motors should have a Tata. Then maybe they could survive.”
Ms. Gold and 900 others attended a roundtable discussion about climate change that included Al Gore, Charlie Rose, S. C. Johnson CEO H. Fisk Johnson, Cornell Professor Stuart Read More
Peter W. Kaplan, the fourth and longest-serving editor of The New York Observer, announced to his editorial staff today that he is resigning from the newspaper effective June 1, 2009.
“I wanted to take care of my family,” he said in an interview. “My family has been—it sounds like a baseball thing, doesn’t it?—relegated to Read More
On Monday, Jan. 12, at a black tie "Earth Awards" gala honoring eco-friendly innovations at the Four Seasons restaurant, a crowd of environmentalists, socialites, fashion designers and Malaysian royals (the affair was underwritten by the Malaysian government) munched foie gras and sipped champagne before dinner in the Pool Room.
"I’m a fellow Malaysian, so Read More
Ben Silverman, co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and NBC Universal Television Studio and executive producer of NBC’s The Office, The Biggest Loser, and ABC’s Ugly Betty, appeared on Charlie Rose last night to talk about YouTube vs. Hulu, the iPhone, the awesomeness of The Today Show, and other yawn-inducing topics.
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"I thought the mean, grumpy old man thing [John] McCain was doing [at the debate] was sort of out of control," said columnist Kurt Andersen at the Pratt Institute benefit at Chelsea Piers on Oct. 16, where author Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and artists Takashi Murakami and Julian Schnabel were being honored for their accomplishments in the Read More
Last night, Charlie Rose welcomed Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter to his PBS talk show to talk about his magazine’s 25th anniversary issue and companion book.
After an extremely enthusiastic introduction (inside voice, please, Charlie!), the two cover a lot of ground from the journalism to art and photography to documentaries to his Read More
On May 17, 1996, Charlie Rose assembled a panel of writers on his PBS talk show to discuss "The Future of American Fiction." Sitting around Mr. Rose’s circular table on his signature all-black set were Mark Leyner, Jonathan Franzen, and David Foster Wallace. At the time, Mr. Leyner, was the best known of the Read More