Written by the mediabistro.com staff, mbToolbox addresses all things media, as interpreted by those inside the ‘bistro. With insights on everything from careers and continuing education to editorial opportunities and new media, we use our wide-ranging expertise to keep you informed of the latest and greatest in the media marketplace.
Steven Heller isn’t just The New York Times’ art director. He’s also written about 105 books, tons of articles, directs a school program and even has “a life” outside of work. Here’s how he gets it all done, the secrets of his interviewing technique, and a peak at his thoughts on President Bush.
In this mediabistro.com interview, Ken Auletta gives the nitty gritty details of how he gets all those juicy details in the media profiles he writes for The New Yorker. Plus, why he’s well-dressed, his favorite TV shows, his fondness for pasta, and what his wife really thinks.
So What Do You Do, Ken Auletta?
How did Michael’s become the place where the media elite came to eat? We asked owner Michael McCarty — who launched his New York hot spot after success in Santa Monica at a tender young age — and many of the other regulars who made the restaurant what it is and are helping keep it that way. (Later today, you can read our regular Lunch at Michael’s column.)