While the story acknowledged that not all the feelers put out were serious, the chance to play kingmaker is irresitable. But the person playing kingmaker, or actively trying to do so, may not be a current member of Bloomberg's administration.(1)
The money will found an institute at Columbia's new Manhattanville campus focused on study of the brain and mind, the University announced this morning.
"Check it out! Daily News is 75 cents!" she was hollering, as a few feet behind her and to the left, against a curb, a man in the same smock stood before a Foxy lettuce box on which were stacked copies of the Spanish-language daily tabloids, the New York Post and the News. The News this morning arrived with a special blue poster for them to use to help them move papers: "GREAT VALUE FOR 75¢."
Mort Zuckerman explains that not enough jobs are being created, in advance of destroying several at the 'News'
Daily News owner Mort Zuckerman's appearance on Bloomberg TV yesterday to talk about job creation and the economy was either ill-timed or telling, depending on how you look at it.
"I have been very cautious about the American economy now for five years," Zuckerman told anchor Betty Liu. "I remain very cautious about the American economy. I do not see yet where the elements are that are gonna turn around this economy and cause us to have the kind of growth that we need to reduce unemployment."(1)