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Rewarding the Journalism That Matters

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

At a time when quality foreign reporting is becoming a foreign concept, journalist David Finkel spent eight months of his life in a perilous section of Baghdad, traveling with a battalion of infantry.

New York Apartment Adventures Of Chuck Close, Nora Ephron, Andy Samberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

No matter how rich and famous they become, newcomers generally suffer through the most absurd living conditions as a rite of passage to becoming New Y...

A Report from Women in the World: Stories and Solutions Summit - Part 1

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

At the Daily Beast's "Women in the World" conference last weekend the theme repeated and over was that "women's rights may exist on the books and in the law, but not on the street."

Ego, Power, Money, Bernie

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Bernard Kerik had to wait his turn and pass through the metal detector of the courthouse last Thursday just like any civilian. The federal marshals, however, still called him, "Commissioner."

Plagiarism: The Words and the Music

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

It's always satisfying to see journalistic plagiarism outed. But when it comes to music, things can be more complicated.

Media Power Couples: Who's The Ultimate Media Duo? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If any industry can be considered incestuous, it's the media. Power couples populate the industry, from TV anchors to executives and even the newspap...

Stephen Rubin: New President Of Henry Holt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Finally, some news from the publishing world's revolving door: Macmillan announced this Tuesday that Stephen Rubin, former publisher at Doubleday, wil...

Young Voices in The Future of News -- Connection, Conversation, Community

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

It's time for young journalists and, just as important, young technologists to show how news is expanding and being re-defined in a world under Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Beastly e-Books

The New York Times | MOTOKO RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Having ramped up her metabolism from magazines to online journalism with The Daily Beast, Tina Brown now wants to speed up book publishing. In a join...

Raise Your Hand if You Think Media People Have a Future

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Media people are deeply nostalgic for the media -- for when it paid big money and was an exclusive sort of place.

Tina Brown On Legendary 1999 Talk Magazine Launch Party: "It Seems Like That Happened In The 18th Century"

New York Times | DAVID CARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rather than the culmination of a century of press power, the Talk party was the end of an era, a literal fin de siècle. Flush with cash from the go-g...

Part 3: Un-Spinning Healthcare Reform - The Economics

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

I don't know about you, but one thin dime for every buck you make seems like a very easy trade for being able to see the doctor any time you need to.

Dominick Dunne (1925-2009): A Lovely Man Who Took No Prisoners -- Starting with Himself

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jesse Kornbluth

The story is no puzzle -- if Dunne's account is remotely accurate, the recipe for early success and midlife failure was developed at home.

Ladies, If Sarah Palin Ever Makes Sense Again on Issues Impacting Women, We Must Move More Quickly to Support Her

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

For the first time since she has been in the public spotlight, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was able to talk her way into an issue that really resonated with the masses.

Stop the Music

Nora Ephron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nora Ephron

The worst thing about Susan Boyle -- and there are several, but I'm going to deal with only one -- is that she sings that horrible song.

Tina Brown to Columbia J School Students: Go to India!

Abi Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Abi Wright

As magazines fall by the wayside, Brown explained, there would be a natural selection of sorts, which would force the surviving mags to be more inventive and thoughtful, "less formulaic."

Live From Glamorous Washington DC!

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

The celebrities who have descended on the town provide a sharp contrast to the old, stodgy (and let's face it, overly white) days of being overrun by the helmet heads of the GOP.

How Sexy is The Beast?

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

Can Tina Brown salvage the dilapidated print news industry?

Tina Brown Slams "Feckless Bureaucrats" Ruining Media Companies

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The great media companies are laying off employees by the truckload. They ought to start with the feckless bureaucrats who are running the place. The...

Tina Brown: Give "Meet The Press" To Rachel Maddow

The Daily Beast | Tina Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Meet the Press panel needs fewer David Broders and more Christopher Hitchenses--irresponsible wits who can challenge the B-list senators and warho...

Media Gives Thanks: What Media Figures Are Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's been a year of ups and downs in the media industry, from the thrill of covering the Presidential election to the layoffs hitting almost every maj...

Tina Brown: Bush Library To Be "Halloween Shop Of Horrors," Presidency "A Chapter Of Hideous Accidents"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Daily Beast founder and editor-in-chief Tina Brown appeared on "The Rachel Maddow Show" (guest-hosted by Alison Stewart, wife of executive produce...

The Daily Beast: Tina Brown Launches Much-Awaited News Site

Financial Times | Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The struggling US magazine industry is losing one of its biggest cheerleaders to the web as Tina Brown trades the glossy pages and lengthy essays of h...

Tina Brown To Produce "I Am Charlotte Simmons" Adaptation For HBO

Variety | Michael Fleming | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

HBO is eyeing the Tom Wolfe novel "I Am Charlotte Simmons" as a series, with Tina Brown and Ostar Prods.' Bill Haber set to produce. Pay cabler has o...

"Women, Power and Politics": How Have Women in Politics Changed the U.S. and the World?

Maria Hinojosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maria Hinojosa

For me, Palin's nomination raises a significant question: Is a woman candidate always a women's candidate? How would she fight for women's causes?