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Mort Zuckerman

Zuckerman Blasts Obama for Bush Mistakes

Barrett Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Barrett Brown

U.S. News and World Report publisher Mort Zuckerman's latest editorial on Barack Obama's foreign policy is a work of such vast incompetence that I blush to even refute it.

The Assault on Public Employees

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

For more than a generation, America's working families have been under a constant assault from the CEO's and extraordinarily wealthy members of our society.

Resolved: Obama's Foreign Policy Spells America's Decline

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

At least, that was the proposition debated at NYU last week. The debaters in favor of the proposition were Dan Senor and Mort Zuckerman, against were ...

Phony Republicans, a New York Tradition, Live on in Steve Levy

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

In New York, elections are frequently contests between Democrats and phony Republicans. But Steve Levy is different from most New York faux Republicans, who tend to be social liberals with an aura of fiscal conservatism.

Are Public Employee Unions Strangling Us?

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Johnson

We, the People, should set the example for private companies to follow. It should be public policy to promote this and encourage companies to treat employees better.

Vanity Fair's Coverage of the White House State Dinner: A Namedropping Guide

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

The author was obviously trying to put the 2009 dinner in context with how previous years' affairs went. But he may have gotten a bit carried away in including quite so many characters, even as afterthoughts.

Dan Senor Running For Senate? Former Bush Advisor, Campbell Brown's Husband Eyeing Gillibrand Challenge

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Yet another famous face may be eyeing Kirsten Gillibrand's senate seat. Dan Senor, the former Bush administration foreign policy advisor and husband ...

Evan Bayh Tastes Sour Grapes

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

While political insiders don't feel powerful enough, the outsiders feel political office is a worthy acknowledgment of all the power they already have.

Mort Zuckerman For Senate? Media Mogul May Challenge Kirsten Gillibrand

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Is media mogul Mort Zuckerman running for senate? The New York Times reports that Zuckerman, the publisher of the New York Daily News and Editor-In-C...

Mort Zuckerman: Federal Reserve Should Retain Its Authority And Independence

Mortimer B. Zuckerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the grip of our Great Recession, with more job losses to come, we have yet to fix the broken financial system that is an underlying cause of this w...

Mort Zuckerman: New Jobs Will Require "Massive" Intervention | Mort Zuckerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Today there is no evidence of job creation. Quite the opposite: unemployment is rising and millions of jobs have disappeared. In place of thrift we ha...

Video: Is An Economic Relapse Coming?

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Discussing whether the economy should brace itself for a relapse, with Mort Zuckerman, U.S. News & World Report; Niall Ferguson, Harvard University an...

The Cruel Dilemma Facing the Jews of Israel

Mort Zuckerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mort Zuckerman

The progress being made by the Palestinians, in terms of controlling the terrorists and criminal gangs, is one of the most promising developments to have occurred in decades.

Mort Zuckerman Sells Shares To Invest In Daily News

Wall Street Journal | ANTON TROIANOVSKI and CHRISTINA S. N. LEWIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Media and property mogul Mortimer Zuckerman is taking money out of real estate to invest it in his newspaper. The Boston Properties Inc. chairman dis...

Mort Zuckerman Offers GM 6-Months Free Rent

New York Post | John Crudele | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NOW that its wallet is fat with billions in taxpayer money, General Motors is reconsidering moving its New York offices out of the ultra-expensive bui...

Why Mortimer Zuckerman Has No Credibility On Iran

Kamran Pasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kamran Pasha

I have to thank Mortimer Zuckerman. It was because of him that I became one of the first successful Muslims in Hollywood. But before I explain that ...

New York Daily News Stops Matching Employees 401(K)

New York Post | Keith Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

DAILY News Chairman Mort Zuckerman went inside the beleaguered tabloid's newsroom yesterday morning for an interview with CNN, during which he insiste...

Mort Zuckerman: "Print Publishing Business Is An Oxymoron"

Financial Times | Chrystia Freeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Q: How is the print publishing business doing? A: The print publishing business is an oxymoron. It is no longer a business. It is an advertising-dr...

Mort Zuckerman Welcomes Second Daughter, Renee Esther

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Real estate and publishing mogul Mort Zuckerman, in the news of late as his charity was a victim of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, has extra reason to ...

Mort Zuckerman On Madoff Scam: I "Had Never Heard Of Madoff" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme could end up costing some $50 billion dollars, and his books are unreliable that it could take six months to figure out ...

Bin Laden Latest Madoff Casualty

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andy Borowitz

The alleged Ponzi scheme of New York investment manager Bernie Madoff has claimed yet another victim, as al-Qaeda kingpin Osama bin Laden today revealed that he lost over $1 billion in the fraud. Making the rueful announcement in the form of a video, speaking from what appeared to be a cave, the terrorist said that he had invested with Mr. Madoff because the investment wiz had promised an annual return of ten percent, adding, "Now I don't know who to trust." He remained vague about how he had first made contact with Mr. Madoff, saying only that they had a mutual friend at a Palm Beach country club.

The Anatomy of the Financial Crisis and Why We Must Get It Right

Mort Zuckerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mort Zuckerman

The danger is that politicians, who have little understanding of the financial world, may draw the wrong conclusions from Wall Street follies and make the wrong decisions as they try to revive our financial system.

New York Daily News Looks To Cut 25 Jobs With Buyout Offers

New York Post | Holly Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Daily News is cutting jobs in the latest round of downsizing at the embattled tabloid. The Mort Zuckerman-owned paper is looking for 25 volunteer...

New York Post And New York Daily News Considering The Unthinkable: Cooperation

New York Times | Tim Arango | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch, whose News Corporation owns The New York Post, and Mortimer B. Zuckerman, the real estate developer and owner of The Daily News, who f...

Murdoch, Zuckerman May Still Get Their Hands On Newsday

New York Times | Richard Perez Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The owners of The New York Post and The Daily News lost out to Cablevision in the battle for Newsday on Monday, but the tabloid war may be far from ov...