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Mort Zuckerman

The Bernie-Hillary Hand-Off Gets a Big Delay

William Bradley | Posted 04.11.2016 | Media
William Bradley

By now, most professional Democrats expected the party's pivot to the generation election to be getting underway in a bit way. It's not really happening. That's in large because the media loves a fight, even one that has a clear underlying dynamic contrary to the contest storyline.

Missing Nora Ephron: Everything is Copy on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.18.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The patron saint of smart New York women, Nora Ephron is sorely missed. We have not seen her like since 2012 when she died at age 71 of pneumonia and ...

The End Of The Tabloid Wars

Politico | Gabriel Arana | Posted 12.15.2015 | Media

On March 23, 2005, five 100-pound sacks of peanuts addressed to the Daily News’ leadership, including owner Mort Zuckerman, arrived at the newspaper...

Report: Zuckerman Eyes Cutbacks At NY Daily News

The New York Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 09.14.2015 | Media

Daily News staffers are bracing for another round of cuts this week as owner Mort Zuckerman tries to stanch the flow of red ink at the moribund tabloi...

Cablevision Wants To Buy New York Daily News. For One Single Dollar.

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.31.2015 | Media

Cablevision may be ready to make real estate mogul Mort Zuckerman an offer for the New York Daily News as early as this week, Reuters reported Tuesday...

Colbert Takes On Rich Guy's Offensive Comparison

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.06.2014 | Comedy

Last weekend, venture capitalist Tom Perkins set off a firestorm when The Wall Street Journal ran a letter he penned in which he claimed that the weal...

An American Tragedy

Francis Levy | Posted 10.27.2013 | Home
Francis Levy

Nestled at the bottom of page 25 of Friday's Times right below a much larger article reporting on the Clinton's Sagaponack rental ("In Hamptons Again,...

Why The Rich Don't Give More To Charity | Posted 03.21.2013 | Impact

When Mort Zuckerman, the New York City real-estate and media mogul, lavished $200 million on Columbia University in December to endow the Mortimer B. ...

After Sandy, the Daily News Wants Romney

Theodore Hamm | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics
Theodore Hamm

Accompanied by a headshot of a smiling Mitt, the Daily News endorsement stood in odd juxtaposition beside the paper's announcement of its newly formed Disaster Fund.

Not 83 Anymore: Vampire Daughter in Hotel Transylvania

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.28.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

You know the 3D animated feature Hotel Transylvania is for kids because it starts with diaper changing, fart, and piss jokes aplenty. Fortunately, it moves on to be a father-daughter tale about tolerance.

Missing in Action

Edward Flattau | Posted 09.12.2012 | Green
Edward Flattau

Mr. Will not withstanding, climate change easily has as much relevance to our daily lives as taxes, jobs, and health care (and is directly connected to them).

Jason Linkins

Here Are Some Thoughts I Had For America! This Week In Pundit Pontifications | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.21.2011 | Media

You know, I'm proud to have my nation compared to Slovakia. I'm pleased that the new head of state in Peru -- Ol' What's His Name -- is tamping down the leftist rhetoric and embracing the investor class, rather than flamboyantly consolidating his own power, like the guy who runs Brazil. And rather than concern myself with the soggy sleep-ins and warmed-over anarchism of Occupy Wall Street, I'm sending some money to Somalia, because despite the fact that the Somalians are dirt poor, they have their priorities right. Rather than organize for relief of the destitute, they're demonstrating against an offshoot of al Qaeda, which heretofore was and forever hence will never be on our list of strategic priorities.

Erin Burnett Anchors Out Front

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media
Regina Weinreich

In the elevator moving 9 floors up the Museum of Art and Design to Robert Restaurant, C and Jeffrey Toobin hotly debated the news of the day: the tria...

Arianna On CNN: 'This Is The Time For The Government To Step In'

Huff TV | Posted 09.02.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on Ali Velshi's Your Money on CNN alongside Mort Zuckerman and Eliot Spitzer to discuss how the United States can get a handle on une...

O'Reilly Defends Trump From Paper That Called Him Racist

Posted 07.10.2011 | Media

Bill O'Reilly defended Donald Trump from accusations of racism in an interview with Mort Zuckerman, owner of the New York Daily News. The newspape...

Michael Calderone

Daily News Owner: Trump Never 'Saved' Paper | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.14.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Donald Trump didn't care much for the Daily News' cover on Monday that mocked his presidential aspirations as a circus act, complete with ...

Dealing with Dick Holbrooke's Considerable Charms

Joe Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joe Lauria

I covered Richard Holbrooke for the Boston Globe when he was U.N. ambassador from 1999 to early 2001. I've covered about a dozen U.S. ambassadors at the U.N. since 1990. Holbrooke was the most engaging of them all.

The Big Squeeze -- Unwitting Tenants Caught Between Defaulting Owners and the Banks

Gary Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gary Stein

An interesting by-product of any downturn in an economy is that you can categorize the stakeholders into four categories -- victims, users, scavengers and survivors.

Krugman Slams Mort Zuckerman -- Obama Is Not Anti-Business | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

That's basically the thrust of Mort Zuckerman's op-ed accusing Obama of "demonizing" business. The op-ed contains the usual -- false claims that Fa...

Why Do Serious People Say Crazy Things?

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

After one of the most disastrous performances by the business community in decades, what do its members expect from the government? A tap on the wrist? A mild "don't do it again" lecture?

Mort Zuckerman's Hit Piece on First Lady Michelle Obama

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

Implying that First Lady Michelle Obama should have her head cut off in a blaring headline? Well, that at least tells the reader they're in for a righ...

Mort Zuckerman Is Not Incompetent

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Zuckerman's saying that corporate executives are refusing to make money because the President scares them. Any executive who misses an opportunity to make money should be fired on the spot.

New York Daily News To Move Headquarters Downtown

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Daily News has signed a lease for new space in lower Manhattan and will leave its 450 W. 33rd St. headquarters for 4 New York Plaza next ...

Jason Linkins

Mort Zuckerman Clarifies Claim That He 'Helped Write' An Obama Speech | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mort Zuckerman has become so inured to the belief that the world revolves around him, whenever he sees something in the world that he agrees with, he naturally assumes that he is the reason for its existence.

Mort Zuckerman: I Helped Write Obama Speech (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Media and real estate mogul Mort Zuckerman told Fox News' Neil Cavuto Monday that he had helped write one of President Obama's speeches. "I voted for...