Jesse Oxfeld
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  Jesse Oxfeld
new york, NY 

Work Samples
The Ad Age media reporter on the Rosie trial, the big stories, and whether the Manhattan media scene is problematically incestuous.
The Village Voice 'Press Clips' columnist on her paper, her column, and her alter ego.
The top editor of Time magazine on running a newsmag and the burdens of the red border.
The man behind the Gallup pollsters on his company, its history, and the importance of public-opinion polling.
The man who invented "jumping the shark" takes mb shark-hunting through the upcoming TV season--and through current events.
The author of Journalistic Fraud on what's really gone wrong at The New York Times.
The Wall Street Journal's media reporter on how blogs change media coverage, whether he had the goods on Howell, and why he doesn't work for a financial publication.
The New York Post's scooperific media reporter talks to Jesse Oxfeld about his paper, his scoops, and how to coin a lasting nickname.
The prolific Washington Post media writer on his job, his critics, and what happens when Rick Bragg is suspended while you're off getting married.
Slate's "Press Box" columnist on his job, the Times, and not moving with the pack.
The vice president, print, of the National Association of Black Journalists--a Knight-Ridder news exec currently at Harvard on a Nieman Fellowship--on why the Blair scandal has nothing to do with race.
Two years ago, William McGowan argued in Coloring the News that American newsrooms were advocating diversity at the cost of their coverage. Has the Jayson Blair case proved his point?
The L.A. Times's Pultizer-winning media critic leaves his big series behind him and moves on to food and wine.
America's most peripatetic anchorman returns to MSNBC, this time—believe it or not—helming the cable network's marquee nightly newscast.
In the debut of a new mb feature examining people who cover the media, New York magazine's Michael Wolff talks about his column, his background, and how not to conduct an interview.
MTV's bespectacled news correspondent on his trip to Kuwait, reporting on the American men and women serving there, and why they opened up to him.
The new New York Times cable channel debuts tonight, and Pulitzer-winning reporter Sheryl WuDunn will anchor its signature show, a nightly look at the next day's front page.
In his new book, The Number, New York Times financial reporter Alex Berenson explains why the stock market fell apart.
James Ledbetter on the short, absurd life of The Industry Standard.
Rick Marin on women, freelancing, and his new book Cad: Confessions of a Toxic Bachelor.
The Nation's media columnist on the myth of a liberal media and the ways that myth is used by the right.
Jesse Oxfeld goes to his first National Magazine Awards.
Taking Radar's lead, mb quizzed the folks in Times Square—and measured the usefulness of the magazine's hype.
You'd think radio was a strictly aural medium. But WNYC, New York's public radio station, is proving otherwise, with a one-of-a-kind online exhibition of visual art created in response to the Iraq war.
A new book lists 500 mots justes you didn't know you didn't know.
mb/Event transcripts  
Jesse Oxfeld talks to Steve Brill, founder of Court TV and Brill's Content, about his media career and his new book, After: How America Confronted the September 12 Era.
Stanford magazine  
24’s co-creator goes one day at a time.
Crime boss Tony Soprano is the conflicted suburban dad at the center of HBO's influential hit series The Sopranos. Now meet the real father of the show.
Time magazine's most irreverent writer has quizzed a rock legend on his golf handicap, eaten fried chicken with a porn star and become Robert Goulet's pen pal. But that's nothing compared to his favorite subject: himself.
After seven years as a Time Inc. head honcho, Henry Muller returns to his roots.
For one senior, winning a place on TV's Jeopardy! is no trivial pursuit.
Book magazine  
Walter Isaacson, the latest biographer of the multitalented Founding Father, is cut from much the same cloth as his subject
An obsessively omnivorous polymath, a speed-reading insomniac, an incomparably prolific reviewer and just some regular folks—here are our favorite people who read more than you do.