eG8

The Incumbents Battle On

Arthur Sulzberger, the publisher of the New York Times, is seated next to Robert Thompson, the editor-in-chief of Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal, whose business plan is now all about challenging the Times.

Zuckerberg’s Stage

“Our business is advertising,” said Mark Zuckerberg who, although he was the penultimate speaker at the eG8 conference in a stultifying hot hall, managed to fill the room.

The Clash of Civilizations

Paris. It’s a weird sound when politicians and other civilians say the word “digital.” First they say it often: “It should be a digital market in a digital world.

eG8: The Internet Wars

Paris—The eG8 Internet conference hosted by French President Sarkozy today and tomorrow—a prelude to the G8 conference later this week—and bringing together the cream of Internet money and status isn't really an Internet conference.

The Internet Wars

Paris—The eG8 Internet conference hosted by French President Sarkozy today and tomorrow—a prelude to the G8 conference later this week—and bringing together the cream of Internet money and status isn't really an Internet conference.

The New Rupert

How come Rupert Murdoch is at a technology conference talking about education? Or, would any conference anywhere let Rupert Murdoch talk about anything he wanted to talk about? Rupert is, after all, according to Maurice Levy, the Publicis chairman and organizer of this conference, the most famous man in the world.