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Ken Auletta

Ken AulettaBorn: 23-Apr-1942
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Columnist, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Media Columnist

Wife: Amanda J. Urban (m. 1977, one daughter)
Daughter: Kate (b. circa 1982)

    High School: Abraham Lincoln High School, Brooklyn, NY
    University: BS, State University of New York at Oswego
    University: MA Political Science, Syracuse University
    Trustee: Nightingale-Bamford School

    The New Yorker Columnist (1992-)
    The New York Daily News Columnist (1977-93)
    The Village Voice
    The New York Post 1974
    Peace Corps
    Funeral: Nora Ephron (2012)

    Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project (11-Feb-2011) · Himself

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Author of books:
The Streets Were Paved With Gold: The Decline of New York, An American Tragedy (1979, economics)
Hard Feelings: Reporting on the Pols, The Press, People, and the City (1980, columns)
The Underclass (1982, social studies)
The Art of Corporate Success. The Story of Schlumberger (1984, corporate history)
Greed and Glory on Wall Street: The Fall of the House of Lehman (1986, corporate history)
Three Blind Mice: How the TV Networks Lost Their Way (1991, media studies)
The Highwaymen: Warriors of the Information Superhighway (1997, media studies)
World War 3.0: Microsoft vs. the U.S. Government, and the Battle to Rule the Digital Age (2001, corporate history)
Backstory: Inside the Business of News (2003, media studies)
Media Man: Ted Turner's Improbable Empire (2004, biography)
Googled: The End of the World As We Know It (2009, corporate history)

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