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Fashion, TV world to gather at Cipriani to raise money for Syria – Page Six

Friday, April 14, 2017

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Poynter to honor Judy Woodruff with lifetime achievement award … – Poynter (blog)

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Judy Woodruff, a pioneering broadcast journalist and the anchor and managing editor of “PBS Newshour,” will be the 2017 recipient of the Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism, the institute announced Thursday. “It is such an honor to be recognized by Poynter, which from the day it opened its doors has been dedicated to nourishing excellent journalism as the foundation of our democracy,” Woodruff said. “Its mission of educating…

Inside a Dark Alley With the Fashion Critic Vanessa Friedman – New York Times

Thursday, April 13, 2017

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AAUW donates clothing to Women’s Center for Change – Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Thursday, April 13, 2017

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Poynter to honor Judy Woodruff with lifetime achievement award – Poynter (blog)

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Judy Woodruff, a pioneering broadcast journalist and the anchor and managing editor of “PBS Newshour,” will be the 2017 recipient of the Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism, the institute announced Thursday. “It is such an honor to be recognized by Poynter, which from the day it opened its doors has been dedicated to nourishing excellent journalism as the foundation of our democracy,” Woodruff said. “Its mission of educating…

Journalism in the era of clickbait – Aljazeera.com

Thursday, April 13, 2017

In an age overwhelmed with clickbait stories, where clicks mean money, is mainstream journalism losing its relevance? And are there any alternative sustainable business models, which allow professional journalists the freedom to produce meaningful and balanced journalism? These were some of the questions put to a panel of TV and radio directors from across the globe at the UNESCO’s Journalism Under Fire Colloquium, recently held in Paris. Vicente…

Rupert Murdoch Spotlights Fox News Performance Amid Bill O’Reilly Controversy – Variety

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The executive who leads Fox News Channel and who guides the direction of its parent corporation told staffers Thursday that he was pleased with performance at both the cable-news outlet and its sister operation, Fox Business Network, even as a controversy continues to rage around one of the company’s most recognizable anchors, Bill O’Reilly. “As we enter this new spring season, I’d like to take the opportunity to wish those celebrating,…

Storm Lake Times Pulitzer Win Highlights Decline of Family Newspapers – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Thursday, April 13, 2017

One of the more heartwarming tales out of this year’s Pulitzer Prize announcements was the win by the tiny Storm Lake Times newspaper in Iowa for editorial writing. The hard-earned accolade seemed proof that, even in these trying times for newspapers, a plucky family-run outfit can still be capable of big things. In the case of the Storm Lake Times, editor Art Cullen was recognized for standing resolutely against powerful…

‘Sneering contempt’ of Remainer newspaper makes people of … – Telegraph.co.uk

Thursday, April 13, 2017

“Last weekend the town was exceptionally busy, filled with visitors who used our beautiful beach and received a superbly warm welcome,” he said. Many on social media expressed their shock at the front page. One wrote: “That front page may be good business for you, but it is awful, awful politics for the pro-European cause”. Another said: “How to show the way in crass snobbery!” The Editor of the New European,…

Google makes fashion image searches more like Pinterest – TechCrunch

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Google is not taking Pinterest’s search ambitions lying down. The company recently launched a “Similar Items” feature on mobile web and Android to point users to more products they’ll love – like handbags, sunglasses, and shoes, for example – and today it’s expanding that functionality to include apparel. More notably, it’s also introducing a new feature called “Style Ideas,” which will surface inspirational lifestyle images and outfits that show off the…

Wixom teen creates own clothing line – The Oakland Press

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Photo courtesy of Zachary Barrett While most teens are focused on school, Zachary Barrett is busy creating a clothing empire. His brand, “CLA$$ICAL,” stemmed from his growing interest in fashion and streetwear and features T-shirts and sweatshirts with a creative, original feel. We recently caught up with Barrett to fdiscover more about him and his passion for fashion:…

Fake news ‘symptomatic of crisis in journalism’ – Aljazeera.com

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Paris, France – Fact-checkers, media literacy training and a return to journalism’s fundamental principles are some of the solutions to counter the “fake news” phenomenon, a group of prominent editors and journalists said as they gathered recently in Paris for UNESCO’s Colloquium Journalism Under Fire conference. Citing as an example of one of the most extreme, and potentially lethal, examples of fake news, the panel discussed an event on social media last…

Trump: Rupert Murdoch treats me better than Roger Ailes did – CNNMoney

Thursday, April 13, 2017

President Trump has been treated better by Fox News since Rupert Murdoch took over for Roger Ailes — and he knows it. The president has been heard on multiple occasions talking about how Fox’s coverage of him has become more positive since Murdoch took the reins at the network, sources at both the White House and Fox News told CNNMoney. The president “talks about how the coverage under Murdoch is…

Weekly paper group Observer Newspapers NI ends publication – BBC News

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Image caption A note on the newspapers’ front pages informed readers of the end to publication A Northern Ireland newspaper group that owns 11 titles is to close, with its final editions published this week. Observer Newspapers NI Ltd, based in Dungannon, County Tyrone, announced its decision to cease publication on the front pages of this week’s papers. The company blamed “challenging circumstances” in the weekly newspaper industry, saying it…

Fake news ‘symptomatic of crisis in journalism’ – Aljazeera.com

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Paris, France – Fact-checkers, media literacy training and a return to journalism’s fundamental principles are some of the solutions to counter the “fake news” phenomenon, a group of prominent editors and journalists said as they gathered recently in Paris for UNESCO’s Colloquium Journalism Under Fire conference. Citing as an example of one of the most extreme, and potentially lethal, examples of fake news, the panel discussed an event on social media last…

Trump: Rupert Murdoch treats me better than Roger Ailes did – NBC2 News

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

By Dylan Byers NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — President Trump has been treated better by Fox News since Rupert Murdoch took over for Roger Ailes — and he knows it. The president has been heard on multiple occasions talking about how Fox’s coverage of him has become more positive since Murdoch took the reins at the network, sources at both the White House and Fox News told CNNMoney. The president “talks…

Farfetch aims to end fashion faux pas with new service – BBC News

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gucci designs on the runway in Milan in February A luxury shopping website has a new answer for fashion emergencies: 90-minute delivery from Gucci. London-based Farfetch has come up with the service in a bid to defend itself amid the upheaval in the retail sector. Farfetch said it had developed technology aimed at collecting better data on in-person shoppers. The site has also unveiled…