Joe Nocera

03/26/2015 - 7:57pm

    The relationship between journalists and Steve Jobs could often be fraught, but there were always a handful of reporters he liked and trusted. They included John Markoff of The New York Times, Steven Levy, formerly of Wired magazine (he's now at Medium), Walt Mossberg, the longtime technology columnist...

03/05/2015 - 7:01pm

    When I was at Fortune magazine in the 1990s, one of my colleagues was a reporter named Richard Behar. He had a special lock on his door, and he wouldn't even let the janitor in to empty his wastebasket. He used a secret phone, which he kept hidden in a...

02/26/2015 - 5:25pm

    Like most big cities in America, San Diego has its share of problems. It has issues with gangs, poverty and income inequality. It needs to do about $2 billion worth of infrastructure repairs. It has suffered through an epic drought...

02/19/2015 - 7:55pm

    Steve LeVine became interested in batteries in the wake of the financial crisis. LeVine is the Washington correspondent for Quartz, a news site covering the global economy, and he sensed, he told me recently, "a loss of confidence in the U.S. in our...

02/12/2015 - 5:49pm

    In 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Julius Genachowski, a trusted friend who had acted as candidate Obama's technology adviser, to be the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. They both firmly believed in the importance of net...

02/05/2015 - 7:26pm

    "The scandal isn't what's illegal," goes one of Michael Kinsley's best-known sayings. "The scandal is what's legal." I offer you l'affaire Sheldon Silver as a case in point.

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