My Gucci Addiction — GQ Is Giving the Secret to Getting Ahead? — The New York Times Magazine Economists See No Crisis With U.S. Debt as Economy Gains — Bloomberg You’re Distracted. This Professor Can Help. — The Chronicle of Higher Education Eight Reasons Business Travelers Shouldn’t Work on Planes — BloombergBusinessweek An Amazon Problem: […]
I’ve been meaning, for several months, to provide an update on my experiences here at Columbia Journalism School. I didn’t expect that my impetus to write would come today in the form of a Michael Wolff column in USA TODAY. But here goes. Wolff argues that the J-School’s recent appointment of Steve Coll as the […]
Navigating New York City’s massive subway system, seen above, can be difficult. Especially for those, like me, who are new — or newish — to the city. I use two helpful iPhone apps to streamline my various journeys. Embark The first is called Embark. Opening this free app reveals a touch-responsive map of the city’s […]
The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones reports today: A rush of cash into Thailand has sent the baht to its highest level in more than five years, making it Asia’s top currency in 2013, as investors clamor for deals in the fast-expanding Southeast Asian economy. Fund managers also have been pouring money into shares, driving the […]
I have a new story at CoveringBusiness today. It’s all about filing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
I often enjoy the The New York Times‘s “36 Hours in…” dispatches. The travel pieces usually convey, in perhaps 1,500 words, both the destination’s atmosphere and practical tips for visiting. So I was delighted to see today’s “36 Hours in Bangkok,” by veteran correspondent Thomas Fuller. I especially like the lede, because it mirrors much […]
UPDATE: March 13: Judge Cote ruled today that Cook must testify, Reuters reports. I have just reviewed some public court documents that provide more details on Apple CEO Tim Cook and the Department of Justice’s antitrust lawsuit against the company. As you may have read in the news, the Department of Justice alleged in a […]
The Professor, the Bikini Model and the Suitcase Full of Trouble — The New York Times Magazine Noma’s Co-Owner Thinks Bolivian Food Is the Next Big Thing — Bloomberg Markets In Public Eye, Shining Star of Myanmar Loses Luster — The New York Times A Friendly Conversation with a Banker — The Billfold The problem […]