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Federal government asked to set up $350M fund to support journalism in Canada – CTV News

Saturday, June 17, 2017

TORONTO — A group representing print and digital media publishers is calling on the federal government to set up a $350 million fund to support journalism in Canada. News Media Canada is proposing the existing Canada Periodical Fund be updated and expanded to address what it calls “the critical issues and crisis facing the dissemination of Canadian perspectives.” News Media Canada chair Bob Cox says the proposal is the result…

Funding to yield new athletic field, track at McClatchy High – Sacramento Bee

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The days of muddy and decrepit fields at McClatchy High School will be no more. This week, the Sacramento City Unified School District board approved just more than $4.5 million in funding to install a synthetic field and track at C.K. McClatchy High School. The renovation will begin this summer and will conclude in October. The funding draws from two different sources: $2 million from the CKM Field allocation, part…

Inside the costly fashion faux pas that was ill-fated Style.com – Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, June 17, 2017

With Style.com now redirecting to Farfetch, since the announcement, many in the industry are now pondering what the partnership will mean for the relationship between Wintour and Farfetch’s co-chairman Natalie Massenet, who left Net-a-Porter ahead of its merger with Yoox in September 2015.  “We have all been swapping jokes, there have been so many messages flying around because they really did not get along”, said one fashion insider. “When Natalie…

Technology and logistics, not fashion, makes today’s apparel CEOs – San Francisco Chronicle

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Technology and logistics, not fashion, makes today’s apparel CEOs By Thomas Lee June 17, 2017 Updated: June 17, 2017 2:03pm ‘); } Mickey Drexler wasn’t just any retail executive. He was a “merchant prince,” a man whose fashion instincts helped rescue Gap Inc. in the 1990s when the San Francisco apparel chain was struggling to find relevance. But Drexler’s recent decision to resign as J. Crew CEO is perhaps the…

Donatella Versace, 62, shows off her trademark flare for garish fashion as she sizzles on the runway during Milan … – Daily Mail

Saturday, June 17, 2017

By Ciara Farmer For Mailonline Published: 15:49 EDT, 17 June 2017 | Updated: 15:55 EDT, 17 June 2017 e-mail 74 View comments She is famed for her garish ensembles, deep tan and acres of perfectly preened peroxide tresses.  And Donatella Versace ensured every element of her renowned assets were on display on Saturday as she stormed the red carpet at the Versace showcase of the Spring Summer 2018 during Milan…

Protect yourself from summer’s harsh rays with these sun-protection clothing picks – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Hey, sporty! You already know you need to slather on the sunscreen when you’re outdoors this summer. But here’s another tool in your arsenal: UV-blocking sun-protective clothing. Look for clothing that boasts a high Ultraviolet Protection Factor and one that’s been pre-treated with UV-blocking chemicals or made with a specialty fabric, or a dense-weave fabric. (What does UPF mean? A UPF of 50, for example, allows only 1/50th of UV…

Shawn Mendes Takes Turn on Emporio Armani Runway at Milan Fashion Week – Billboard

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Singer Shawn Mendes took a turn on the Emporio Armani runway during Milan Fashion Week on Saturday (June 17), showing off the brand’s new smart watch line dubbed “Connected.” Designers see their future in Millennials, a generation that has unprecedented power to influence and be influenced, thanks to ubiquitous social media. They migrate seamlessly from platform to platform, even from brand to brand. Mendes appeared in a video promoting the…

Jerry Hall, 60, looks glamorous in chic black dress as she makes rare family appearance alongside husband Rupert … – Daily Mail

Saturday, June 17, 2017

By Rod Ardehali For Mailonline Published: 05:23 EDT, 17 June 2017 | Updated: 06:49 EDT, 17 June 2017 e-mail 38 View comments They’ve fitted into each other’s lives seamlessly following their whirlwind romance and marriage. And for Rupert Murdoch, 86, and wife Jerry Hall, 60, it was a case of happy families as they walked the red carpet together at the film premiere of The Forgotten Man, in London, on…

Buyouts hit the Los Angeles Times – Poynter (blog)

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The Los Angeles Times on Friday issued a staffwide announcement that it’s offering buyouts to the newsroom. The announcement, which came in a memo from editor and publisher Davan Maharaj, described the buyout program as limited in scope and attributed it to adverse industry conditions. “For the Los Angeles Times, and the news industry overall, 2017 has been challenging,” Maharaj wrote. “We are weathering the challenges better than most, because…

The stories we tell and the stories we don’t – Poynter (blog)

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The following speech was given by New York Times David Carr Fellow Amanda Hess at a national media summit on advancing how the media approaches sexual violence and awarding excellence in journalistic coverage of sexual assault hosted by Raliance.org. The Raliance Media Summit was a combined effort of The Poynter Institute and Raliance, a collaborative initiative to end sexual violence in one generation. Raliance funded the event and sponsored this…

The stories we tell and the stories we don’t – Poynter (blog)

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The following speech was given by New York Times David Carr Fellow Amanda Hess at a national media summit on advancing how the media approaches sexual violence and awarding excellence in journalistic coverage of sexual assault hosted by Raliance.org. The Raliance Media Summit was a combined effort of The Poynter Institute and Raliance, a collaborative initiative to end sexual violence in one generation. Raliance funded the event and sponsored this…

3 Fashion Designers on How Their Fathers Influenced Their Style – New York Times

Saturday, June 17, 2017

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Antonio Banderas Speaks Miami Fashion Week – Forbes

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Miami Fashion Week is now in it’s 6th year and is hoping to gain additional notoriety on a global level as well as establishing Miami as an international fashion destination. From the beginning, Miami Fashion Week possessed a keen sense of it’s need to expand and as such it’s programmers did the best that they could to make incremental improvements over the years. This year, to bring greater attention, Hollywood screen legend Mr….

Wal-Mart is buying online men’s clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is buying online men’s clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million in cash, showing that its appetite for hip clothing brands shows no sign of abating as it looks for ways to gain on Amazon.com Inc. It’s a sign of the aggressive direction Wal-Mart is taking since buying Jet.com last year and keeping that company’s founder as head of its online division. Wal-Mart has since bought clothing seller…

Fashion Makers Camp teaches girls about fashion design, history … – Columbia Missourian

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Morgan Lavely, 13, left, and Riley McCubbin, 13, right, sew their skirts, which is the third project assigned by Fashion Makers Camp and made from material provided by Stephens College on Thursday. “We’re wearing our skirts for the fashion show tomorrow, but I was planning on wearing a velvet pink jumpsuit tomorrow. Maybe I’ll just throw the skirt on over it. No one will judge,” said Riley.

LA artists prepare to leave converted Fashion District warehouse that was subject of Ghost Ship crackdown – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, June 17, 2017

When Redgi Woods, 30, moved into a spacious loft in a Fashion District warehouse in July, he could not believe his luck. The high ceiling and lighting appealed to him, and he used the space to host parties and meet with clients for his fashion design projects. “I saw other people living here, I saw other artists,” he said, sitting at a table in his loft, now crowded with moving…

Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch: inside the billionaire bromance – The Guardian

Friday, June 16, 2017

The alliance between Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch has never been stronger. In April, the Australian-born media mogul topped the New York Times’ list of Trump’s key advisers outside the White House, identified as someone the president speaks to “on the phone every week”. Last month the paper revised that upward to “almost every day”, although the White House denies this. At a recent speech in New York to mark…

Fashion Makers Camp teaches girls about fashion design, history and production – Columbia Missourian

Friday, June 16, 2017

Morgan Lavely, 13, left, and Riley McCubbin, 13, right, sew their skirts, which is the third project assigned by Fashion Makers Camp and made from material provided by Stephens College on Thursday. “We’re wearing our skirts for the fashion show tomorrow, but I was planning on wearing a velvet pink jumpsuit tomorrow. Maybe I’ll just throw the skirt on over it. No one will judge,” said Riley.

How the Virginia shooter’s hometown paper covered his attack – Poynter (blog)

Friday, June 16, 2017

Good morning. Here’s our morning roundup of all the media news you need to know. Want to get this briefing in your inbox every morning? Subscribe here. What demons drove James Hodgkinson? You needn’t have been glued to the cable and broadcast news networks Wednesday morning as they displayed their depressingly well-practiced coverage of violence. (Poynter) You know: live on the scene, grim-faced anchors, inevitably ambiguous early claims, families of…

Compromise proposed in battle over newspaper legal notices – News & Observer

Friday, June 16, 2017

State House legislators want to scale back a controversial Senate plan to end requirements for government legal notices to be published in newspapers – a change that publishers say would harm “the public’s right to know.” The House Rules Committee made major changes Thursday to Senate Bill 343, which would allow municipal and county governments to publish required public notices on their own websites instead of in newspapers. Those notices…