• News

    January 8, 2014
  • Voice Choices

    December 4, 2013


    See Edward Steichen at the Whitney

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Jonathan Franzen Thinks E-books Are Evil

    Today in "Traditionalists Hating Technology," local literary darling Jonathan Franzen, author of the popular novels Freedom and The Corrections, has come out in opposition of e-books. Speaking at the Hay Festival in Cartagena, Colombia, Franzen told reporters that he believes the impermanence of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Condé Nast Elevator Maybe Outed?

    ​Game over. Multiple sources told The Daily Beast that the owner of the @CondeElevator Twitter is John Jannuzzi, a style editor at Lucky Magazine who also runs the popular Textbook tumblr. Jannuzzi hasn't admitted to anything, but he did tweet "This is fucking ridiculous" and "Frantic text message ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Fade to Black: Bloomy Schools Pick Cathie Black Is Down for the Count

    ​ Less than 24 hours after everyone decided that a special panel to evaluate Cathie Black as schools chancellor had to be in the tank for Mayor Bloomberg, the group voted an overwhelming thumbs down for the publishing exec. So much for assumptions. Black got just two out of eight votes on the ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 13, 2010


    The renegade poet and publisher still howls

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Conde Nast "Security" Accidentally Reports Shooter in Building

    ​About an hour ago we saw this rather disconcerting Tweet from @sfj (Sasha Frere-Jones): Not joke: "We have received reports that a firearm has been discharged on the 10th floor of 750 3rd Avenue. If safe, remain where you are." 750 3rd Avenue is the former site of Fairchild and currently th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    The Observer Gives Conde Nast Digital Good "Blowie"

    ​Yesterday, New York Observer editor-in-chief Kyle Pope squeaked out on Twitter: "Running an unabashedly positive story on the front of tomorrow's Observer. When's the last time that happened?" He won't find anybody who remembers when, because "unabashedly positive" stories aren't exactly the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Rupert Murdoch Is Watching: The Greatest Media Prank of All Time

    ​What do Rupert Murdoch, a former Page Six gossip columnist, a guy who works at the News Corp commissary, and the founder of College Humor have in common? They were all part of what might be the greatest media prank of all time.

  • Voice Choices

    May 11, 2010


    Bringing up the next generation of female authors

  • Voice Choices

    April 13, 2010


    The London Review of Books celebrates 30 years

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    'Gourmet' a "Burden," 'Bon Appetit' an "800-Pound Gorilla"

    ​In an interview with Advertising Age, Conde Nast's president-CEO, Charles H. Townsend, shed a little light on the demise of Gourmet. The decision to close the magazine while preserving Bon Appetit was, to no one's surprise, a matter of money. Among other things, Townsend told Ad Age that "[i] ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Conde Nast Gives Gourmet Employees the Bum's Rush

    ​ A source close to the now-shuttered Gourmet magazine reports that employees have been given just 48 hours to clean out their desks and go. Some of the staffers had been there 30 years and more. Many have offices that are stacked to the ceiling with reference materials, framed works of art, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Losing Money, the 'Times' Hits the Bottle

    The New York Times Company announced yesterday that it's starting a wine club. An un-bylined article in the Times' business section today reports that the new business, called (suprise) the New York Times Wine Club, is one of several ventures the company has been exploring as its advertising sales h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Times Co. Seeks 23% Cuts at Globe; Cartoonist Protests

    We thought the Boston Globe was home free, with union concessions in May keeping the paper going. But the New York Times Company, which runs the joint, wasn't content with the 8.3 percent giveback* and announced they were going to take 23 percent instead. And Times Co. is shopping the paper on th ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 4, 2009


    Erica Baum keeps print exciting

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008
  • Voice Choices

    July 9, 2008


    Turning the pages of history

  • Music

    December 18, 2007

    It's a Woman's World

    Sister Betty Jean Newsome insists James Brown's 'Man's World' wouldn't mean nothin' without her

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • News

    June 28, 2005

    Two-timed by Time

    The peril for the press of the corporate cave-in on plamegate sources

  • News

    June 28, 2005

    Two-Timed by 'Time'

    Corporate magazine caves in over Plamegate sources

  • Books

    September 16, 2003
  • News

    October 8, 2002

    The IBM Link to Auschwitz

    Researchers Uncover Records of the Company's Work at Death-Camp Complex

  • News

    January 18, 2000

    The Isaacson Connection

    AOL's Love-Hate Relationship With 'Time'

  • News

    October 5, 1999

    The Digital Rights Dilemma

    National Writers Union Wins Landmark Decision for Freelancers. Maybe.

  • News

    September 7, 1999

    Gray Hair? Pink Slip!

    At Condé Nast, If You're Postmenopausal, You're Dead

  • News

    March 9, 1999