Cable a la carte, anyone? According to a new Zogby poll, 52 percent of cable subscribers say they would prefer to purchase cable channels individually rather than the in bulk packages. It’s possible they might someday get their wish.
Current FCC Chairman Kevin Martin supports "a la carte" cable, arguing that it would Read More
It was July 11, 2004, and Senator Charles Schumer was at a road race in Utica, N.Y., shaking hand after hand in a re-election contest whose foregone conclusion wouldn’t prevent New York’s senior Senator from visiting every county, spending $12 million, and campaigning as if his life depended on it.
A trim man in shorts Read More
Our legal reporter, Anna Schneider-Mayerson, has a must-read about the odd relationship between the job of Attorney General and the lawyering experience of the people who want it.
So who are these people? Can the office of the Attorney General, presently held by a man whom some have called the most important politician Read More
If you ask Hilda Peltz about Michael Bloomberg’s television commercials, the septuagenarian has near-perfect recall. “I saw how he started when he was a little boy, and then when his father died early,” she said between mouthfuls of salmon and kasha at the Young Israel senior center in Queens. “And he was a self-made man. Read More
Rudolph Giuliani will bluster until he runs out of breath, but the city’s abrupt settlement of his foolish vendetta against the Brooklyn Museum of Art suggests he has noticed that he’s in trouble. What the Mayor not so long ago insisted was an issue of moral urgency, worth litigating at any expense, has turned abruptly Read More