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Analyzing Simon Cowell’s move to ‘X Factor’

New York Magazine dissects Simon Cowell's move from American Idol to his own American The X Factor. They determine that based on X Factor's past success in the UK, the mentorship position its judges take on, and the voting system, it is the better fit for Cowell's savvy villan.
January 14, 2010

New York Magazine dissects Simon Cowell’s move from American Idol to his own American The X Factor. They determine that based on X Factor‘s past success in the UK, the mentorship position its judges take on, and the voting system, it is the better fit for Cowell’s savvy villan.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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