Barack Obama needs more people for his March 9th fund-raiser in New York.
Which either means that the response was overwhelming — organizers say they’ve changed the event’s location to a new, bigger space in the Grand Hyatt Hotel to make “room for more people,” and, of course, for more money — or that it Read More
In the spring of 2000, when Nedra Rhone was still a bright-eyed graduate student at Columbia’s School of Journalism, she had the fortune of landing an interview with a recruiter for Gruner + Jahr’s glossy-covered Fitness magazine. The recruiter was white; Ms. Rhone was black. They chatted amiably for several minutes, small-talking their way through Read More
Well, somebody’s campaigning against Mike Bloomberg today:
“Bloomberg to NY Mag in 2001: ‘obscene’ to spend too much money on campaigns” is the subject line on the apropos-of-nothing campaign-style email.
“FLASHBACK: April 2001, Bloomberg tells New York magazine: $30 million is too much to spend on a campaign. ‘At some point, you start to look Read More
In a strange fit of caffeination, The Transom began researching the in-office population of various magazines and newspapers this morning. Yom Kippur in the New York media world is sort of like, well, a big Jewish rapture.
But, of course, in trying to find out who was in what office… there was no one to Read More
The Transom was, of course, entranced by today’s JT Leroy semi-expose in New York magazine, even though Serena Torrey, the icy blonde vixen PR woman at New York magazine wouldn’t send over advance on it last Friday, or even arrange to have the author comment on the piece. Even though, you know, we all Read More