Outside the Box
Netflix and the future of television. The
New Yorker, February 3, 2014
Freedom of Information
A British newspaper wants to take its aggressive investigations global, but money is running out. The
New Yorker, October 7, 2013
What kind of city is the Mayor leaving to his successor? The
New Yorker, August 26, 2013
Can a disgraced Wall Street analyst earn trust as a journalist? (PDF) The
New Yorker, April 8, 2013
The rise of Elisabeth Murdoch. The
New Yorker, December 10, 2012
Why India’s newspaper industry is thriving. (PDF) The
New Yorker, October 8, 2012
Did publishers and Apple collude against Amazon? (PDF) The
New Yorker, June 25, 2012
Get Rich U.
There are no walls between Stanford and Silicon Valley. Should there be? The
New Yorker, April 30, 2012
War of Choice
Marco Rubio and the G.O.P. play a dangerous game on immigration. The New Yorker, January 9, 2012
Jill Abramson takes charge of the Gray Lady. The New Yorker, October 24, 2011
A Woman's Place
Can Sheryl Sandberg upend Silicon Valley's male-dominated culture? The
New Yorker, July 11, 2011
Murdoch's Best Friend
What is Robert Thomson doing at the Wall Street Journal? The
New Yorker, April 11, 2011
The Dictator Index
The billionaire Mo Ibrahim battles a continent's legacy of misrule. The
New Yorker, March 7, 2011
You've Got News
Can Tim Armstrong save AOL? The
New Yorker, January 24, 2011
Afghanistan’s first media mogul
New Yorker, July 5, 2010
Publish or Perish
Can the iPad topple the Kindle, and save the book business? The
New Yorker, April 26, 2010
With cable, the Web, and tweets,can the President--or the press--still control the story? The
New Yorker, January 25, 2010
What are the enduring lessons we might draw from a close look at Google and today’s rapidly changing digital landscape? I came up with these twenty-five media maxims.
November 14, 2009
Ten Things Google Has Taught Us
Ken Auletta, author of a new book on the company, shares his insights on why it's uniquely successful and what that means for the media world. Fortune.com, October 26, 2009
Blog Post: Why Jill Abramson Was Fired: Part IV
The story of Jill Abramson’s abrupt termination as the executive editor of the New York Times is one of those running stories in which reporters peel away one layer only to be presented with another.
Podcast: Reporting on the Media
Ken talks about the strategies he uses to report on reporters and the press, specifically his recent pieces on the firing of Jill Abramson and on Hillary Clinton's fraught relationship with the media.
Blog Post: Why Jill Abramson Was Fired: Part II
In the gossipy world of New York journalism, the firing of Jill Abramson from her position as the executive editor of the Times provoked a veritable explosion of talk, posts, and Instagram pictures of the objects of interest.
Podcast: Bloomberg's Years as Mayor
With Michael Bloomberg’s twelve-year term as mayor of New York City coming to an end, Ken Auletta and Ben McGrath—who have both written about Bloomberg for The New Yorker—joined host Amelia Lester on the Political Scene podcast to discuss his time in office and the mark he has left on the city.
Newyorker.com. (August 22, 2012
Reader Chat: On Marco Rubio
In the January 9th issue of The New Yorker, Ken wrote about Senator Marco Rubio of Florida and the G.O.P.'s politically risky stance on immigration. Here Auletta answers readers’ questions in a live chat on Newyorker.com. (January 5, 2012)
Blog Post: Media Deaths and Births in 2011
Amazon released four new low-priced Kindles, Google changed its C.E.O., LinkedIn went public, and a contentious and momentous copyright battle brewed in Congress. (Newyorker.com, December 6, 2011)
Ken Speaks on Digital's Disruption of Media In this interview with the International Journalists' Network, Auletta weighs in on the digital revolution, The Huffington Post and why he doesn’t spend as much time as he would like on social media. (December 14, 2011)
Blog Post: Steve Jobs 1955-2011
Steve Jobs was not a great human being, but he was a great, transformative, and historical figure. One big question, Auletta writes, is whether the unbelievably innovative culture he forged will live. Also: Ken answered eight questions about Jobs on Newyorker.com. (October 6, 2011)
Murdoch's Spouting Dam Auletta joins The New Yorker's John Cassidy and Lauren Collins to discuss the News Corp phone-hacking scandal.
Geithner and Greed The Daily Beast writes: "In 1985, Ken Auletta wrote a financial classic, Greed and Glory on Wall Street. Now, William Cohan has written another, House of Cards..."
Auletta Interviews Google's Eric Schmidt Ken Auletta interviewed Eric Schmidt, the chairman and C.E.O. of Google, in San Francisco on June 11, 2008, at a breakfast sponsored
by the Newhouse School and The New Yorker.
Three Anchors On October 2, 2004, Ken Auletta
moderated a panel discussion with Tom Brokaw, Peter Jennings, and
Dan Rather in the Celeste Bartos Forum of The New York Public
Library. The conversation was part of the sixth annual New Yorker
Festival. Here is a recording of that moncler conversation. (Requires Flash Player.)
Bestselling author Ken Auletta takes readers for a ride on the Google wave, telling the story of how it formed and crashed into traditional media businesses-from newspapers to books, to television, to movies, to telephones, to advertising, to Microsoft. With unprecedented access to Google's founders and executives, as well as to those in media who are struggling to keep their heads above water, Auletta reveals how the industry is being disrupted and redefined.
Googled is a Bestseller Ken's book has hit the bestseller lists, and publishers in fifteen nations have already signed on to publish, including England, China, Israel, Brazil, Portugal, Indonesia, and Japan.
"One of the Best
Business Books of 2004."
The Best Media
Book of the Year. -
Jon Friedman of CBS Marketwatch
"An intriguing study of an entrepreneurial
outsider who became a mainstream media mogul." -The Financial Times, September 29,
" Ken Auletta
puts the most human of faces on Turner yet. The picture is of a
tycoon who has lost his power -- and maybe even his way -- since
being pushed off his pedestal in 2000." -
Business Week, October 4, 2004
"Media Man glides breezily through Turner's
eventful life, plucking out vivid details and amusing anecdotes to
build a nuanced and engaging portrait of an immensely complicated moncler
man." -The Washington Post, October 10,
"Auletta is deft at capturing the other sides
to Turner--for example, his genuine concern for the planet, and how
a Warner Bros. cartoon movie called The Iron Giant brought him to
tears." -Fortune Magazine, October 18, 2004
Auletta is the James Bond of the
world... The result: stories that give
readers an intimate feel for the drama within the institutions that
set the national news agenda."
Business Week, January 12, 2004
"Who guards the gatekeepers of the wayward
press? These days it's Auletta of The New Yorker.... Our modern
Liebling has prime access, a fine ear and smooth narrative clarity,
especially about business strategy. He unravels mysteries large and
small." -The Washington Post's Book World, January 25,
his place as dean of U.S. media critics." - U.S.News & World Report, March 15,