Hearst Corporation

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2012

    Mitt Loves N.Y.: John Catsimatidis

    With Mitt Romney as its de facto go-to candidate, the roster of Restore Our Future, Romney's designated Super PAC slush fund, reads like a laundry list of New York City's wealthiest denizens. And, according to the Center for Responsive Politics and contrary to popular belief, Sup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Michael Bloomberg Sued by Reporter Over Cathie Black Freedom of Information Requests

    ​Today, I am suing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Last year, Bloomberg baffled New Yorkers when he appointed publishing executive Cathie Black to be the city's next schools chancellor. Black was an unpopular choice, and for months, responses to her appointment ran the gamut of ridicul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2010

    Cathie Black is Coming, But Only With Someone Who Can Actually Do Her Job

    ​Cathie Black, Mayor Bloomberg's choice to become New York City's Schools Chancellor, was in danger this week of having quit her job as the president of Hearst Magazines for nothing. A wave of discontent engulfed her nomination, including a "thumbs down" by the panel meant to approve her. (Eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    This Guy Really Doesn't Want Cathie Black To Have That New Job

    ‚ÄčThe backlash against Mayor Bloomberg's new pick for city schools chancellor didn't take long to gather steam. A state senator-elect with ties to the teacher's union is already vying to block Cathie Black, the former Hearst Magazines chairman, from taking the job. He's urging state officials to de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Three Reasons Why You Should Be Upset About Cathie Black, New NYC Schools Chancellor

    ​Cathie Black, the former chairwoman of Hearst Magazines, was just appointed to one of the most powerful positions in New York City by Mayor Bloomberg. To massively understate the case, this is a big deal. Here's why you should be concerned about it:

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    J. Edgar Hoover Called Us Liars: Yes, We're Thrilled!

    ​J. Edgar Hoover had his FBI eye on Runnin' Scared in 1969, just-released Teddy Kennedy files reveal. In fact, he called us liars, the greatest blurb quote we've ever garnered.

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2010

    Helen Thomas, Jew-Bashing Old Lady Press Staple, Dropped by Agency and On the Ropes

    ​A storm has been brewing in the White House press room since 89-year-old spitfire Helen Thomas voiced some controversial opinions on the state of Israel, offering that Jews should "get the hell out of Palestine" during an interview with at the Jewish Heritage Celebration last we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Clip Job: When a Newspaper Dies

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 28, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 28 Mr. Hearst's Flagship Sank Like the Maine By Stan Fischler The Journal-American died with its boots on last Sunday morning at the age of 71. When the boots were removed there was a stench. "Nat Hento ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 1999