The media story of the day is New York magazine’s in-depth look at what’s become of former Times reporter Kurt Eichenwald since his controversial front-page story about a teenager trapped in an online pornogrpahy ring–in which Mr. Eichenwald became more personally involved than he let on to his editors at the time.
"My Read More
Former New York Times reporter Kurt Eichenwald did not inform his editor at The Times that he suffered from memory loss.
"Kurt never told me that he suffers from memory loss, and to the best of my knowledge he didn’t tell any editor here," wrote Times business editor Larry Ingrassia–who Read More
In an interview to air this evening, former New York Times reporter Kurt Eichenwald told NPR’s All Things Considered that the reason he forgot to tell his editors about the substantial sums of money he paid a young man while reporting a Dec. 2005 front-page story on child pornography was that the Read More
Portfolio’s second issue hits newsstands on August 15, and there have now been two high-profile departures in the past four days alone.
Kurt Eichenwald, a senior writer and investigative reporter, has resigned, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
For two decades, Mr. Eichenwald worked as an investigative Read More
Times CEO Plans “Town Meetings” at the Globe to Address Downturn
On Jan. 31, Janet Robinson, chief executive of the New York Times Company, opened an earnings conference call by addressing the bad news first: a $648 million loss in the fourth quarter of 2006.
The Times Company wrote down the value of its New Read More
How scary must the New York Times legal department be when Salon is forced to run a second and much-expanded correction to a story they’ve already corrected and removed from their site?
The crux of the correction, regarding a piece by Debbie Nathan on Kurt Eichenwald’s internet-child-porn reporting, is an amplification of the Read More
Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story, by Kurt Eichenwald. Broadway Books, 742 pages, $26.
The spectacular disintegration of Enron in 2001 left many shattered lives in its wake, both low-level workers whose pensions became worthless, and-at the other end of the culpability spectrum-executives, bankers and accountants who are now awaiting trial, sentencing or Read More