The forthcoming biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, once known as iSteve and now called Steve Jobs: The Biography, will include Mr. Jobs’ resignation from Apple, reports PC World.
Aspen Institute president Walter Isaacson, whose name has been thrown out as a possible replacement for Jon Meacham at Newsweek, told the Aspen Daily News that he isn’t interested.
Sidney Harman and Mr. Isaacson serve on the board of The Aspen Institute together, and Mr. Isaacson edited Time magazine in the mid-late Read More
The Observer met up with outgoing Time Inc. managing editor Jim Kelly yesterday morning to talk about the future. We had breakfast in a second floor dining room in the Time Inc. building that overlooked Sixth Avenue. We put on our tape recorder and let Mr. Kelly, who spent 31 years at Time Inc, including Read More
It’s possible to begin the story of the problem Walter Isaacson has turned into Topic A via his Time Magazine cover story with Mr. Isaacson himself.
The first time Josh Quittner, an editor-at-large at Time met Mr. Isaacson, who, at the time, was Time magazine’s new media editor, Mr. Isaacson was on Read More
A democracy cannot function without a free press.
O.K., we know that, and you probably can’t see another word about it. The point of what follows is practical. We’re in this unbelievable business morass, an indescribable battlefield. How do we get out of it?
Contributing to this catastrophe has been newspapers’ stubborn refusal Read More
Walter Isaacson took his case for saving newspapers to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night, rehashing much of the micropayment proposal he makes in this week’s Time Magazine.
He also retold his endearing yarn about going fishing with his friend Thomas who "had a theory that ice should be free," Read More
Lots of people seem to be thinking about The New York Times today. Or is it just us?
The future of the country’s leading newspaper—which as recently as early January was called into doubt by The Atlantic‘s Michael Hirschorn—is touched on in this week’s Time magazine cover story by Walter Isaacson, which Read More
In next week’s Time magazine, Walter Isaacson turns his attention to the newspaper industry’s troubles, asserting that the way publishers currently operate "is not a business model that makes sense."
Mr. Isaacson, the CEO of The Aspen Institute and the former top editor at Time, started his career in newspapers, and was Read More
In the fall of 2002, during the run up to the war in Iraq, Oprah Winfrey devoted a portion of one of her shows to answering a pressing international question. Do the Iraqi people want America to liberate them from Saddam Hussein?
Ms. Winfrey posed the question to Entifadh Qanbar, a spokesperson for the Iraqi Read More
Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson, Simon & Schuster, 675 pages, $32.
In early 1931, Albert Einstein paid a visit to California that confirmed his status as a global celebrity. After being serenaded by 500 local girls upon his arrival in San Diego, he attended the Rose Bowl parade and visited Hollywood studios, Read More