New York Post
YOU CAN'T have your party, nah, nah, nah! Geez! Is Rudy Giuliani running scared of Hillary Rodham Clinton or what? NYC's Mayor Giuliani nixed the big Brooklyn Navy Yard bash that Tina Brown was planning for her new Talk magazine with (possibly) Hillary on the cover. Mrs Clinton, of course, may challenge him in the race for New York's Senate seat. This incredible bullying of everybody and everything that irks or threatens him hardly makes the mayor a palatable candidate for the US Senate. Or does it? Some say it was unwise to plan such a mammoth "do" before Tina Brown even knew for sure who or what was going to be in the first issue of Talk magazine. But, hey, that's La Publicite, baby. Of course it's going to be all about the party. Then we all sit down and read the magazine. (Liz Smith)
New York Newsday
A MIRAMAX spokesman accused the city of reneging on the Talk bash, which was to be held on a site where the company plans to build a $150m movie studio in a venture with the actor Robert De Niro. The Miramax mogul Harvey Weinstein joked at a bash thrown by the film company last night: "It's a good thing that the mayor doesn't know about this party or he would try to shut it down, too."
New York Daily News