Ken Auletta

author of “Googled: The End of the World as we Know it.”

Ken Auletta appears in the following:

The ‘Most Trying Period’ of Bratton’s Career

Thursday, September 03, 2015

A New Yorker profile of NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton reveals a closer look at broken windows policing amidst a national and local backlash against police.

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Firing Jill Abramson

Friday, May 16, 2014

In a sudden move this week, The New York Times announced the firing of its executive editor Jill Abramson. Bob speaks with The New Yorker's Ken Auletta about why Abramson was fired.

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Mayor Bloomberg's Legacy

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

New Yorker writer Ken Auletta evaluates Mayor Bloomberg’s legacy as he prepares to leave office after 12 years running New York. Auletta looks back on how Bloomberg has shaped the city and influenced politics.

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Average iPhone Announcement Begs the Question: What Now?

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Yesterday's launch of the newest iPhone had superfans excited. Still, some critics are questioning whether the announcement was quite the “slam dunk” we’ve come to expect from Apple. ...

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Ken Auletta on Apple's Labor Scrutiny

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Millions of people love their iPhones, iPads, and refuse to be separated from their iPods. But lately our relationship with our Apple technology has been tainted by guilt after a story from our partner The New York Times revealed significant safety concerns for workers at some of Apple's overseas factories in China. Stories of long, abusive hours and horrifying conditions came to light. Now Apple is trying to allay concerns. The company has asked an independent labor group to audit the working conditions at its suppliers' factories.  


The Steve Jobs Style

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO of Apple. His tenure was marked by a series of design and tech triumphs, but also a particular approach to leadership. Ken Auletta, who writes the "Annals of Communication" column for the New Yorker - and wrote about Steve Jobs this morning - discusses the Jobs' approach to leadership, and how it compares to other CEOs.

What's your leadership style? Or the approach to the leadership of your company's CEO? Let us know!

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs 'the Edison of our Age'

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

For the second time in the company’s history, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is going on medical leave. A year and a half ago, Jobs underwent a liver transplant, and recovered from pancreatic cancer in 2004. The company's most recent earnings report will also be released today. Both announcements come at a time when Apple is facing some of its toughest competition from smaller tech challengers as well as fellow titans like Google. Thus far Steve Jobs has been synonymous with Apple — an often essential part of the brand. What is the possible future of Apple without Steve Jobs?

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Ken Auletta on Google's Future

Thursday, November 26, 2009

On "Tech Thursday" it’s all about Google. Once upon a time, Google was just the name of the hugest number in the universe, then it became a verb. Now it refers to a media empire, on t...



Thursday, November 05, 2009

New Yorker columnist Ken Auletta tells the story of the digital media giant Google. In Googled: The End of the World as We Know It, he looks into the company’s rise, and how it is changing traditional media, from newspapers to television to advertising to telephones. ...

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Rupert Murdoch and the Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Rupert Murdoch has pledged not to interfere in the Wall Street Journal if he acquires it, but not everyone believes him. Ken Auletta’s new article about Murdoch and the WSJ is "Promises, Promises" in the New Yorker.

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