Michael Wolff has chronicled the diverging paths of old and new media over the past twenty years in his regular columns in Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, USA Today, The Hollywood Reporter, The Guardian, and British GQ. He is the author of six books, including Burn Rate, the story of the rise and fall of the early search engine company he founded—often singled out as the best book of the dotcom age—and The Man Who Owns the News, the definitive biography of Rupert Murdoch, based on nine months of conversation with the mogul. He has received many citations for his work in both the US and UK, including two National Magazine Awards and four nominations. He is the son of an ad man and, in 2011, edited and revamped the trade magazine, Adweek. His most recent book is Television is the New Television. He lives in New York City.