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Who’s in charge at a newspaper? The Impress code isn’t quite sure – The Guardian

Sunday, April 30, 2017

The new ethical code that bids to regulate royal charter journalism has finally surfaced. After many months of public consultation – more than 2,000 witnesses strong, plus point-by-point analysis of 56 other codes around the globe – we have lift-off for Impress: or would have, if any big hitters could be persuaded to join its ranks. Good job, bad job? In one sense, a continuing job. The Impress version is…

Behind the label: Clothing project inspires North Eugene students to … – NRToday.com

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Ninth-grade students at North Eugene High School have a new appreciation for their clothes after studying globalization through the lens of fast fashion. Fast fashion refers to mass produced, quickly made clothing inspired by current fads. Clothes often are made with cheap materials and sold at low cost, attracting consumers to buy more of the products. The 14- and 15-year-old students in Clair Wiles’ ninth-grade social…

Heartbroken mother honors daughter’s memory with fashion show – WJXT Jacksonville

Sunday, April 30, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Family members of Tiphne Hollis, killed 7-years ago in a drive-by shooting, held a fashion show in her honor Saturday afternoon at the downtown Jacksonville library. The event featured several local leaders, community members, and even a radio host from New York. Hollis’ mother has held events every year in memory of her daughter. “I wanted to do something that Tiphne honored. I wanted to continue her greatness…

At Samantha Bee’s ‘White House’ Dinner, Journalism Is Toasted as Trump Is Mocked – New York Times

Sunday, April 30, 2017

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At Samantha Bee’s ‘White House’ Dinner, Journalism Is Toasted as Trump Is Mocked – New York Times

Sunday, April 30, 2017

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The Latest: Trump attacks news media on night of dinner – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office Saturday (all times EDT): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is issuing a scathing attack on the national news media at a Pennsylvania rally he organized for the same evening the White House Correspondents’ Association hosts its annual dinner. Weeks ago Trump decided to skip the dinner and even wished the group well. But speaking to supporters Saturday night in Harrisburg,…

Boivin: A heartful goodbye and a nod to journalism – AZCentral.com

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Paola Boivin stands in the Diamondbacks dugout while covering Arizona’s season opener in 2012.(Photo: Rob Schumacher/azcentral sports) Early in my sportswriting career, a St. Louis Cardinals baseball player was so appalled by my presence in the Dodger Stadium visitors clubhouse that he got in my face and told me so. Seconds later, something sailed through the air and, defying all laws of physics, landed squarely on my clavicle. It was…

Newspaper publishers change tactics looking for subscribers – Watertown Public Opinion

Sunday, April 30, 2017

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Fashion: Power lines – Daily Mail

Sunday, April 30, 2017

By Emily Dawes For You Magazine and Lucy Coghlan For You Magazine Published: 20:02 EDT, 29 April 2017 | Updated: 20:02 EDT, 29 April 2017 e-mail Spring’s key silhouette is a sleek take on 80s super-shoulders and seriously cinched waists.  Blazer, £275, Reiss. trousers, £150, By Malene Birger. Bag, £535, Stella McCartney Dress, £1,378, Monse, from shopbop.com. ShoeS, £69, Urban Outfitters. Jacket, £1,195, and TROUSERS, £645, both Stella McCartney Blazer,…

Behind the label: Clothing project inspires North Eugene students to be conscientious shoppers – NRToday.com

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Ninth-grade students at North Eugene High School have a new appreciation for their clothes after studying globalization through the lens of fast fashion. Fast fashion refers to mass produced, quickly made clothing inspired by current fads. Clothes often are made with cheap materials and sold at low cost, attracting consumers to buy more of the products. The 14- and 15-year-old students in Clair Wiles’ ninth-grade social…

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions – TechCrunch

Sunday, April 30, 2017

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to create a bokeh effect for a hands-free style selfies feature that Amazon is hoping will sell the device to fashion lovers, by making their outfits pop out against the bedroom…

Fashion Revolution Week showcasing ‘transparent’ Australian designers and manufacturers – ABC Online

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Updated April 30, 2017 11:37:57 Photo: Fashion Revolution week aims to highlight who makes our clothes. (ABC News: Kathleen Calderwood) Small Australian-made designers are providing relief in the fashion industry by designing and manufacturing their clothes locally as some big players struggle to stay afloat. Photo: Co-founders of Good Day Girl Sydney Sophie Toohey and Alexia Spalding. (ABC News: Kathleen Calderwood) The Australian textiles industry has become much smaller…

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions – TechCrunch

Sunday, April 30, 2017

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to create a bokeh effect for a hands-free style selfies feature that Amazon is hoping will sell the device to fashion lovers, by making their outfits pop out against the bedroom…

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions – TechCrunch

Sunday, April 30, 2017

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to create a bokeh effect for a hands-free style selfies feature that Amazon is hoping will sell the device to fashion lovers, by making their outfits pop out against the bedroom…

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions – TechCrunch

Sunday, April 30, 2017

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to create a bokeh effect for a hands-free style selfies feature that Amazon is hoping will sell the device to fashion lovers, by making their outfits pop out against the bedroom…

Local nonprofit holds fashion show – Laredo Morning Times

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Caption Close The Volunteer Services Council for Border Region Behavioral Health Center recently hosted the 25th annual Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon & Fashion Show at the Laredo Country Club. As “A Toast to 25 Years of Music, Art, And Fashion,” this was a celebration of the arts here in Laredo, as it was not only a fashion show but a whole assortment of performances from a multitude of different performers…

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions – TechCrunch

Sunday, April 30, 2017

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to create a bokeh effect for a hands-free style selfies feature that Amazon is hoping will sell the device to fashion lovers, by making their outfits pop out against the bedroom…

Americans Need to Stop Trashing 15 Million Tons of Clothing Every Year – Truth-Out

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Fashion-lovers are buying more and more clothes; Global clothing production doubled between 2000 and 2014. People are also throwing out their high-fashion items increasingly quickly, many within a year of production. More than 15 million tons of textile waste is generated every year in the US, an amount that has doubled over the last 20 years. On average, each American throws out approximately 80 pounds of used clothing a year. Nationally, it costs cities around…

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions – TechCrunch

Saturday, April 29, 2017

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to create a bokeh effect for a hands-free style selfies feature that Amazon is hoping will sell the device to fashion lovers, by making their outfits pop out against the bedroom…

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions – TechCrunch

Saturday, April 29, 2017

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to create a bokeh effect for a hands-free style selfies feature that Amazon is hoping will sell the device to fashion lovers, by making their outfits pop out against the bedroom…