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Industries

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2007

    Leveraged Buyouts: The New Crime at Times Square?

    Photo by Flickering Sheriff via Flickr The dangers of the old Times Square—hustlers, muggers, fake ID scammers, murderers even — were all too easy to spot. And while its easy to romanticize that era, anyone who was ever victimized along the old Times Square knows better. But things aren't all ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    May 8, 2007

    Summer Movies: Free Air-Conditioning at the Cineplex

    Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.

  • Music

    March 6, 2007

    Gimme "Indie" Rock

    Another payola settlement promises us better, braver radio. Let's not get too excited just yet.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2006

    New Yorkers Get Zip From New Mets Park

    The Mets revealed the city's worst-kept secret today (hint: if you want to keep something from leaking out, try not to put it on a giant sign) with the announcement that when the team's new stadium opens in 2009, it will be known as CitiField. Under the terms of the naming-rights agreement, Citi ... More >>

  • News

    October 17, 2006

    Trouble in the Air

    Reagan's mass firing of air traffic controllers made American skies much less safe in the 1980s. Is Bush's flight plan the same?

  • News

    July 25, 2006

    Dumping on Everyone Else

    Trash plan relieves our neighborhoods, but west of the Hudson, it's just more of the same old garbage from New York City

  • News

    May 23, 2006

    Taxicab Concessions

    High-tech, high-level wheeling and dealing makes all of us fare game

  • Books

    May 16, 2006

    Chain Reaction

    Do bookstores have a future?

  • Music

    March 21, 2006

    So Sick

    Biz bites the kids that feed it as radio battles everybody

  • News

    March 21, 2006

    Garbage Fight

    Union says waste kings trash a health plan for workers

  • News

    February 28, 2006

    Not Subject to Review

    As NYU plans towering dorm for 12th Street, East Village neighbors cry foul

  • News

    December 27, 2005

    Mine Safety a Matter of Politics

    Lax enforcement from Washington is no accident

  • Music

    August 16, 2005

    The Other Foot

    The FCC sweeps Eliot Spitzer's payola findings under the rug

  • Music

    June 7, 2005
  • News

    June 7, 2005

    A Queens Ransom

    The Mets are in and the Jets are out, but where do the taxpayers fit in?

  • News

    April 26, 2005

    Viacom Execs Get $100 Mil

    CBS parent's stock fell while duo raked in dough for on-the-job training

  • Music

    April 19, 2005

    The Big Chill

    EZT shuts down, courts lag behind, WMG gets desperate

  • Music

    March 1, 2005

    Meet John Doe

    The RIAA runs its lawsuits as a volume business, and sometimes downloaders just gotta settle

  • Screens

    February 15, 2005

    iTunes, yr Tunes

    Napster revives the freedom to explore, but will it dent Apple's now iconic market hegemony?

  • Music

    February 8, 2005

    Pirates of the Caribbean

    Record execs hoist soca as the island flavor of the season

  • News

    February 8, 2005

    Fear of Flying

    Whistle-blowers say the FAA ignored a decade of pre–9-11 warnings

  • Music

    December 7, 2004

    Fair Useless

    Corporations vainly scheme to the beat of a different DRM

  • Music

    August 17, 2004

    Pay to Play

    Getting bucks from different heads of the music-biz hydra

  • News

    July 27, 2004

    The Dayton Discord

    'Undefended': A senator finally takes the government to task over the 9-11 findings

  • Music

    March 30, 2004

    Undermine Your Own Business

    EMI cleans house, Elektra merges, Arista folds, what's left?

  • Music

    January 20, 2004

    How Bad a Year?

    Music biz recovery means suing and firing more people

  • Film

    January 20, 2004

    Pause for Commercial

    Sundance '04: A growth industry, but Biskind's tell-all both thrills and chills the indie set

  • News

    December 30, 2003

    Hydrogen's Dirty Details

    Cleaning Up: Bush's Pals, an Oligarch, and a Siberian Pollution Factory

  • Music

    December 23, 2003

    No Trust

    Congress and movie star dance the anti-download bolero

  • Music

    November 18, 2003

    Five to Three

    Merger mania picks back up; a smaller Warner gives up

  • News

    November 18, 2003

    Higher Calling

    Why Do Airlines Ban Midflight Cell Phone Calls?

  • Music

    October 7, 2003

    A Void Named Sued

    Driving independent retailers, and you, out of business

  • Music

    September 9, 2003

    Everything's on Sale

    Universal Reversals, Webcast Battles, RIAA-Safe Tuneage

  • News

    September 9, 2003

    Make Robots Not War

    Some Scientists Refuse to Get Paid for Killer Ideas

  • News

    September 2, 2003

    Coal Dirt Cheap

    New EPA Rule Threatens to Increase Local Pollution

  • News

    August 26, 2003

    No Outage for Bush

    Utilities' Cash-Transmission Lines Work Great

  • Music

    July 22, 2003

    Circling the Wagons

    Why iTunes Won't Save the RIAA From Pirates, Downloads, Lost Product, and Ill Will

  • News

    July 8, 2003

    Big Brother Gets a Brain

    The Pentagon's Plan for Tracking Everything That Moves

  • Music

    June 24, 2003
  • News

    April 1, 2003
  • News

    April 1, 2003

    Bush's Voice of America

    Pro-War Media Conglomerate Tries to Take Over New York

  • News

    March 18, 2003

    Darknet Blues

    The Music Industry Makes Peace With Big Software—at Dial-Up Speed

  • Film

    January 28, 2003

    Sell it on the Mountain

    Risky Business at Sundance 2003

  • News

    August 13, 2002

    Detainees Equal Dollars

    The Rise in Immigrant Incarcerations drives a prison boom

  • News

    July 9, 2002

    Keepin' It Real?

    Music Revolution or a King on the Loose?

  • News

    June 4, 2002

    Blacked Out

    Hip-Hop and R&B Artists MIA in Music Industry Struggle

  • News

    March 26, 2002

    Pontorno's Complaint

    Ex-Murdoch Employee Reveals 'Secret Society'

  • News

    March 19, 2002

    Rough Trade

    Little Johnny and Big-Biz Music Duke It Out Over Peer-to-Peer Software

  • Film

    January 1, 2002
  • News

    September 18, 2001
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