Tina Brown

How I’d sex down the weather forecast

16 December 2017 9:00 am

I have, for utterly explicable reasons, not been asked to guest-edit Radio 4’s Today this Christmas. Had I, though, I would…

Hollywood and the stench of hypocrisy

21 October 2017 9:00 am

I may have spoken too soon last week when I defended my old friend Harvey Weinstein. It now looks very…

My final word on Diana

2 September 2017 9:00 am

I was appalled. She had asked Lord John Somerset to ask me to join her, and I rose rather unsteadily…

Goodbye, sweet first editor: remembering Alexander Chancellor

4 February 2017 9:00 am

When I saw an email from Lucy, the lady who has the unenviable task of editing my copy each week,…

Left to right: Wolcott Gibbs, Dorothy Parker and James Thurber.

America’s greatest magazine — at its greatest

2 January 2016 9:00 am

The New Yorker has always been revered for the supreme quality of its writing, says Philip Hensher

Why don’t any of the sisterhood take up the banner of poor Noor Hussain’s wife?

31 May 2014 9:00 am

 New York Here’s a question for you loyal readers: if a hubby asks his wife to cook him a hearty…

Lessons from Tina Brown on the art of failing upwards

29 March 2014 9:00 am

Shortly after I started working at Vanity Fair in the mid-1990s, I suggested to my boss Graydon Carter that I…

Taki: How the King of Greece taught me the origins of the F word... 

11 January 2014 9:00 am

Gstaad Although no longer a regular habit, extended benders now turn me into a sort of magnetic field that picks…

ANOTHER media failure. How does Tina Brown get away with it?

21 September 2013 9:00 am

Gstaad Why are hacks scared to state the obvious? In Britain the excuse is the strict libel laws. But in…