Ken Auletta

10 articles
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A profile of Jill Abramson from her first weeks as executive editor of The New York Times.

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At one time, a whole generation of New York Times reporters wished they could write like McCandlish Phillips. Then he left them all for God.

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What kind of New York is Mayor Mike leaving behind?

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On the relationship between Stanford and Silicon Valley.

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How a high-powered lawyer and a rough-edged private detective ended up at the center of the biggest, dirtiest scandal in Hollywood history.

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A profile of Rupert Murdoch from 1995, as he fought monopoly charges in the U.S. and U.K. and prepared to expand his empire into China.

Murdoch is a pirate; he will cunningly circumvent rules, and sometimes principles, to get his way, as his recent adventures in China demonstrate.

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On Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and the gender dynamics of Silicon Valley.

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Google’s founders and CEO as they moved from the search business into… everything.

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Saad Mohseni, Afghanistan’s first media mogul and a business partner of Rupert Murdoch, produces everything from nightly news broadcasts to the controversial Afghan version of American Idol.

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“Amazon has done a great job,” Jobs said. “We’re going to stand on their shoulders and go a little bit farther.” Or they were planning to stand on Amazon’s neck and press down hard.