Sex in the Media Fishbowl

The inimitable Jeff Bercovici, a survivor of the recent Portfolio (and Condé Nast) trim-down, today tells us about the impending piece from Michael Wolff (at right) in which the Vanity Fair contributor and founder promises to share his fatalistic fling through New York’s gossip grind, and with the New York Post in particular.The titillating…… Continue reading Sex in the Media Fishbowl

Bhutto and Alba

Alba to wed. Fraser to divorce. Fergie to wed. Penn to divorce. Ahhh. All in a day’s work for the modern entertainment publicist. Jessica’s publicist, Brad Cafarelli, told People: “I can confirm they are engaged.””They continue to maintain a close and caring friendship,” Ina Treciokas, publicist for the 39-year-old actor, said in a statement.Duhamel’s publicist,…… Continue reading Bhutto and Alba


What happens when your old-fashioned PR agency, I mean publicity shop, sets up the interview, and then walks away hoping for the best? And what happens when the interviewee, a newspaper gossip columnist, is incongruously asked about his employer’s increasingly vital digital business strategy?The answers can be found in Jeff Bercovici’s Mixed Media blog today…… Continue reading Walled-In