The federal government wants to seize the money Conrad Black made from the $8.5 million sale of his Park Avenue apartment.
According to this morning's Financial Times, the seizure would be part of a government effort to get $17 million from Mr. Black and two other executives of his Hollinger International following their fraud Read More
We're a little obsessed with Barbara Amiel, devoted wife of Conrad Black who once said of herself in a Vogue profile: "I have an extravagance that knows no bounds."
So imagine our excitement so see that Richard Siklos had written a short piece about the Lady Black!
Like her husband, Ms. Amiel has had Read More
A Chicago jury has found Conrad Black guilty on four of thirteen chages, three days after a judge ordered them back into deliberation. The jury had said it could not reach a consensus on all of the 16 charges being brought against four executives of Hollinger, Inc.
However, in the mixed jury verdict, Black was Read More
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Bravo’s Tabloid Wars–that docu-reality-miniseries peek into Mort Zuckerman’s Daily News ant farm–hits TVs July 24, the summer after it was filmed. Today brings the press kit, complete with a mock newspaper touting the series’ many dramatic attractions (“Married gossip columnists George Rush and Joanna Malloy balance family life and work Read More
Thomas A. Rose, the deposed chief executive and publisher of The Jerusalem Post, has filed a $2 million lawsuit in New York Supreme Court in Manhattan against Bret Stephens, the former Post editor in chief who now sits on the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal.
In court papers, Mr. Rose, 43, claims Read More
The first-ever Republican convention in New York was supposed to be a showcase for a pair of New Yorkers who are said to have national ambitions: former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and three-term Governor George Pataki. Both were given key assignments-Mr. Giuliani gave a tone-setting first-night address, while Mr. Pataki had the honor of introducing President Read More
It seems that rarely a week goes by without another revelation about the financial shenanigans of Conrad Black, the former Canadian press mogul whose dishonorable business career has captured the undivided attention of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the angry shareholders of Hollinger International, the publicly traded newspaper conglomerate that Lord Black ran until Read More
How much does it cost to buy good will from George Will? And what’s the going rate to get a bucking-up from William F. Buckley? Ask Lord Conrad Black, the embattled media magnate under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Attorney’s office, whose recently published, long-winded, pedantic biography of Franklin Delano Read More
In his tumescent 1,280-page doorstop-worthy biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Lord Black, a.k.a. Conrad Black, the former Canadian press magnate, member of the House of Lords and recent C.E.O. of Hollinger International, the disintegrating newspaper conglomerate, gives a little less than one page to the establishment of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
“The Read More