Sharon Waxman

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Nikki Finke Photo Is Not Her, Says Nikki Finke, And It's Ugly; Did The Daily Do It For Buzz?

    Finke?​Rupert Murdoch's iPad newspaper The Daily got its first attention for exclusive content (save a semi-viral James Franco graphic) this morning when it published a picture purported to be of Nikki Finke, the infamous Hollywood blogger and recluse behind, who refuses to be pho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Nikki Finke Fighting The Daily Over Photo

    ​Nikki Finke, the fearsome Hollywood blogger behind the rich Deadline sites, is important enough to have an HBO show created in her image. She's also been called the most "despised and uncompromising journalist in Hollywood," breaking a lot of industry news, but just as often making enemies, y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Alex Alvarez Escapes MediaBistro for Abrams Gulag of Mediaite

    ​Who among New York City's media set has never read a single MediaBistro mailer or blog? Nobody. Which is strange, because it's not like they break crazy news or anything! But it is a clearing house for two things: (1) Everything That Happens in Media, Especially in New York City and (2) Good Tale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Press Clips: "10 Reasons Nick Denton is an Asshole"

    ​Well, since it's now hailing outside, I'm stuck inside the office until it lets up just enough for me to run from our office to the Astor Place 6 using my emergency Umbrella Mafia-umbrella without getting completely drenched. Might as well do this thing. Press Clips, Day 11, Late "Hailpocolyp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    The Sad Desperation of Variety: Still Trying to Punk a Punk Band, and Losing

    ​Variety, which was once an essential Hollywood trade rag, has seen their milkshake drunk by the internet over the last decade. They're one of those publications that has made no good faith effort to do anything to compete with the likes of Nikki Finke's now-indomitable Deadline Hollywood Dail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Andrew Breitbart vs. Oh No They Didn't: A Media Spat with Epic Potential

    ​The Internet has been especially testy as of late! Of course, it always is, but just in the last month or so:

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    BlogBeat: Sharon Waxman Won't Be Jacked by Michael Wolff

    Michael Wolff will aggregate Sharon Waxman's smile. Sharon Waxman wants to mace Michael Wolff's face.​In this week's Monday BlogBeat, Hollywood blogger Sharon Waxman goes to war with Vanity Fair columnist and Newser entrepreneur Michael Wolff over getting her content stolen; a disgraced New Yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Times Asks/Tells Employees to Take 5% Pay Cut

      The New York Times, we learn from interoffice memos reproduced at, is asking its employees to take a five percent pay cut. Well, it's actually telling many of them to take it, or leave it (to make it more pointed, they also announce 100 layoffs), but the many unionized members ... More >>

  • News

    February 17, 2004

    Friedman's Complaint

    Times to Columnist: Go Away