On December 2, The New-York Historical Society’s held it’s annual History Makers Gala.
Over 500 patrons of NYHS assembled at the lavish Pierre Hotel for this year’s gala and raised a hefty $3.1 million. The lauded historical institution also toasted Roger Hertog, Trustee of the New-York Historical Society since 2003 and former Chairman of the Board from 2007 Read More
Just days after purchasing the shares from money men Roger Hertog and Michael Steinhardt, Canadian media giant Can West has completely bought out the New Republic.
The Observer first reported in Dec. 2006 (2nd item) that CanWest was taking a majority stake in the company. That was confirmed on Feb 23. Instead Read More
Sometime last fall, the biographer Robert Caro got a phone call from Roger Hertog, then vice chairman of AllianceBernstein and a rich and powerful New York City history buff. Columbia was planning a big exhibit on Robert Moses, New York’s master builder from the mid-20th century, and he wanted to know if Mr. Caro would Read More
As The New York Times slowly works its way toward a narrower broadsheet in 2008, the paper has another new format in development: a tabloid for the younger generation.
On Dec. 15, executive editor Bill Keller mentioned a tabloid “prototype” during one of his occasional “Throw Stuff at Bill” sessions for the staff, a combination Read More