Stories tagged with Media

Media and CFR: holding hands

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 11, 2013 at 7:54am   |   0 Comments

Today is the fourth day in our series examining relationships of the Council on Foreign Relations.

FCC has a nonpartisan partisan tradition

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 4, 2012 at 10:10am   |   0 Comments

The revolving door phenomenon in Washington has so many shades of gray.

Tony Blair godfather to Rupert Murdoch’s daughter

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 6, 2011 at 9:34am   |   0 Comments

We’re not sure who suffers most from the news that Tony Blair is godfather to Rupert Murdoch’s daughter.

Murdochs awarded millions in company bonuses

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 2, 2011 at 2:50pm   |   1 Comments

The people who run News Corp. - that would be the Murdochs - evidently believe that the Murdochs are doing a heck of a job.

Another media family dynasty enjoys time out of spotlight

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 25, 2011 at 12:05pm   |   0 Comments

The Murdochs are making the Redstones look pretty good these days, which is no small achievement.

News Corp. director old chum of U.S. attorney investigating the company

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 11, 2011 at 6:23am   |   0 Comments

Connections of the News Corp. board grow ever more entangled.

Piers Morgan tries to deflect tabloid taint

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 1, 2011 at 12:06pm   |   0 Comments

Piers Morgan’s past as a British tabloid editor is catching up with him.

The perks of being Martha Stewart - or one of her relatives

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 13, 2011 at 7:37am   |   0 Comments

Although Martha Stewart is still prevented from running Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia - her five-year ban expires this summer, she and those close to her benefit from all sorts of company arrangements.

Jonathan Alter’s many connections to White House & Chicago politics

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 12, 2011 at 5:23am   |   0 Comments

On Monday, after several media outlets announced his resignation from Newsweek, columnist Jonathan Alter tweeted that he was “going someplace terrific and it will be announced soon.”

Chris Dodd on front lines of movie copyright war

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 5, 2011 at 8:09am   |   0 Comments

Less than a month into his new job as head of the Motion Picture Association of America, former Sen. Chris Dodd finds himself in the midst of another high-pitched battle.

News Corp., the Murdoch family business

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 31, 2011 at 6:57am   |   0 Comments

Nepotism charges are nothing new at News Corp.

Keller (finally) lashes out at Huffington

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 11, 2011 at 8:10am   |   0 Comments

It has to be galling for Bill Keller, executive editor of The New York Times, to see Arianna Huffington make millions by repackaging other media sites’ content - including that of the Times.

Friendship lured Frank Rich from the Times

By A. James Memmott   |   March 3, 2011 at 8:10am   |   0 Comments

Having had what he calls “two dream jobs” (drama critic and op-ed columnist) at The New York Times, Frank Rich is jumping ship for New York magazine.

Arianna Huffington: master networker

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 8, 2011 at 10:37am   |   0 Comments

No matter what you think of Huffington Post content, you have to admire the networking abilities of co-founder Arianna Huffington.

Paul Sagan an exemplar of media transformation

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 31, 2010 at 7:31am   |   0 Comments

Akamai CEO Paul Sagan is one of the rare execs who has navigated the treacherous path from old media to new.

George Soros is in Glenn Beck’s cross-hairs

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 12, 2010 at 8:16am   |   3 Comments

Of the hundreds of thousands of people we profile on Muckety, George Soros is one of the most popular with our users.

Katrina vanden Heuvel hopes for resurgence for The Nation

By A. James Memmott   |   November 9, 2010 at 10:58am   |   0 Comments

It took awhile, but at least one slim ray of sunshine for a few Democrats has emerged from last week’s across-the-board Republican election victories.

Maria Bartiromo rubs elbows

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 14, 2010 at 9:52am   |   0 Comments

From the outset of her new book, The Weekend that Changed Wall Street, Maria Bartiromo promises an insider’s perspective.

News Corp. among biggest contributors to Republican governors

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 17, 2010 at 8:47am   |   0 Comments

The man who owns the News is taking a role in American gubernatorial politics.

Harmans move up another notch in DC power structure

By A. James Memmott   |   August 4, 2010 at 8:38am   |   0 Comments

The announced sale of Newsweek magazine this week was very much an inside-the-Beltway deal.

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