NYT in 90 Seconds

  • The trial of Enron executives Jeffrey Skilling and Kenneth Lay gets some testimonial drama in the form of former CFO Andrew Fastow. Weren’t these guys supposed to be in jail already?
  • Illinois freshman Senator Barack Obama joins us in refusing to fly on corporate jets.
  • The C.I.A. is putting the K.I.Bosh on Scooter Libby‘s legal team, which wants access to the classified President’s Daily Brief.
  • Chelsea Zhang, a “tireless” and “relentless” reporter at a Silver Spring, Maryland high school, got teachers to talk about growing bureaucratic demands placed upon them on the record. The Times, though, occasionally has trouble with that concept.
  • An upcoming Yale Law Journal symposium sparks controversy over a guest speaker’s racial comments.
  • 225,000 square feet of Reader’s Digest’s headquarters is for lease.
  • The media build-up to Trader Joe’s Manhattan debut continues.
  • This guy probably could use Lizzie Grubman‘s lawyer.