Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the IMF, is currently in a Rikers Island cell awaiting his next court date after being accused of rape by a 32-year-old maid in the Sofitel hotel near Times Square, where Strauss-Kahn was staying last weekend. Since the dramatic arrest, the media whirlwind has ... More >>
Newsweek, the long-suffering magazine, was purchased by audio equipment billionaire Sidney Harmon way back in mid-2010 and hobbled on, losing employees along the way, but impressively still managing to put out a product every seven days. Then, after months of rumor, Tina Brown came along, joi ... More >>
Only one item today: Why didn't the New York Observer's new media writer disclose any potential conflicts of interest with his first cover story for the paper, on Slate? Feels like he should've. Why? UPDATED.
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Shut. UP:"Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who resigned earlier this year over his involvement in a prostitution ring, will write a column for online magazine Slate.com about the economy and financial regulation."When he wrote that editorial for the Washington Post last month, we thought it w ... More >>
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