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From Ricky Martin to Antonio Conte: this week’s fashion trends – The Guardian

Friday, May 05, 2017

Going up Tony in 13 Reasons Why Like Tony Curtis and Bruno Mars all at once. Nice wheels, too. Big blooms We’ve always had a thing about big, bold florals. Ganni’s collaboration with Net-A-Porter is your fashion florist this season. See Bardot top with orange roses. Photograph: Courtesy of Apple Ricky Martin We went loca for him in Glee. So we’re expecting big things from him as Gianni Versace’s boyfriend…

From Ricky Martin to Antonio Conte: this week’s fashion trends – The Guardian

Friday, May 05, 2017

Going up Tony in 13 Reasons Why Like Tony Curtis and Bruno Mars all at once. Nice wheels, too. Big blooms We’ve always had a thing about big, bold florals. Ganni’s collaboration with Net-A-Porter is your fashion florist this season. See Bardot top with orange roses. Photograph: Courtesy of Apple Ricky Martin We went loca for him in Glee. So we’re expecting big things from him as Gianni Versace’s boyfriend…

Kim and Kanye’s new kids’ clothing line features chokers for babies – Quartz

Friday, May 05, 2017

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, married celebrities, have a new joint venture that combines their fashion talents with their firsthand knowledge of infant humans. It’s a children’s clothing line called the Kids Supply, which after many months of teasing, finally goes live today (May 5). Among its offerings are basics that satisfy the first rule of childrenswear now: If it doesn’t stretch, kids are probably not going to wear it….

Rupert Murdoch introduces his ‘friend’ President Trump – Washington Post

Friday, May 05, 2017

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Rupert Murdoch introduced ‘my friend Donald J. Trump.’ Their friendship is kind of rocky. – Washington Post

Friday, May 05, 2017

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch took a night off from managing crises at Fox News to deliver a warm introduction of President Trump Thursday in New York at a dinner honoring American and Australian veterans of the Battle of the Coral Sea. “It is my distinct honor to introduce the commander in chief, the president of the United States, my friend Donald J. Trump,” Murdoch said. [Trump praises Australia’s universal health-care…

We’re looking for our next Naughton Fellow. Is it you? – Poynter – Poynter (blog)

Friday, May 05, 2017

Are you an excellent visual storyteller? Can you file camera-ready copy? Most importantly, are you passionate about the business and craft of journalism? If you answered “yes” to those questions, we have a great opportunity for you. After two years, Poynter is reopening its Naughton Fellowship, a one-year position allowing the recipient to create journalism about journalism alongside our team of media reporters in St. Petersburg, Florida. The fellowship, which…

Peter Bart: Sky Falling Again For Murdoch Over Fox News Scandals? – Deadline

Friday, May 05, 2017

Rupert Murdoch peered at me from across his desk, his face a mask of frustration. “People don’t trust me,” he blurted. “What’s worse, even the damn bankers don’t seem to trust me.” The year was 1989 and Murdoch was, as usual, in the midst of a flurry of deals in the U.S. and abroad, but had run into push-back. Having just become editor-in- chief of Variety, I decided to do…

We’re looking for our next Naughton Fellow. Is it you? – Poynter – Poynter (blog)

Friday, May 05, 2017

Are you an excellent visual storyteller? Can you file camera-ready copy? Most importantly, are you passionate about the business and craft of journalism? If you answered “yes” to those questions, we have a great opportunity for you. After two years, Poynter is reopening its Naughton Fellowship, a one-year position allowing the recipient to create journalism about journalism alongside our team of media reporters in St. Petersburg, Florida. The fellowship, which…

We’re looking for our next Naughton Fellow. Is it you? – Poynter (blog)

Friday, May 05, 2017

Are you an excellent visual storyteller? Can you file camera-ready copy? Most importantly, are you passionate about the business and craft of journalism? If you answered “yes” to those questions, we have a great opportunity for you. After two years, Poynter is reopening its Naughton Fellowship, a one-year position allowing the recipient to create journalism about journalism alongside our team of media reporters in St. Petersburg, Florida. The fellowship, which…

Rupert Murdoch Introduces President Trump at U.S.-Australia Event – Variety

Friday, May 05, 2017

Rupert Murdoch introduced “my friend” President Trump at a gathering in New York on Thursday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of a key World War II battle in which the U.S. and Australia joined forces to fight the Japanese. Murdoch, an Australian native, and Trump hugged after the introduction, and Trump returned the favor by calling Murdoch “my very good friend.” “There’s only one Rupert,” Trump said at the ceremony,…

What We Saw at New York Bridal Fashion Week – The New York … – New York Times

Friday, May 05, 2017

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Cathy Beaudoin leaving Amazon’s fashion division – Business Insider – Business Insider

Friday, May 05, 2017

Amazon Fashion president Cathy Beaudoin.Brian Ach/Getty The head of Amazon’s fashion division is leaving the company.  Cathy Beaudoin, the president of Amazon Fashion, is departing after eight years with the company. The news was first reported by Business of Fashion’s Chantal Fernandez.  “Cathy Beaudoin has decided to step down from her position as President of Amazon Fashion,” an Amazon Fashion spokesperson told Business Insider in an emailed statement. “Given the momentum of the business and…

We’re looking for our next Naughton Fellow. Is it you? – Poynter (blog)

Friday, May 05, 2017

Are you an excellent visual storyteller? Can you file camera-ready copy? Most importantly, are you passionate about the business and craft of journalism? If you answered “yes” to those questions, we have a great opportunity for you. After two years, Poynter is reopening its Naughton Fellowship, a one-year position allowing the recipient to create journalism about journalism alongside our team of media reporters in St. Petersburg, Florida. The fellowship, which…

What We Saw at New York Bridal Fashion Week – New York Times

Friday, May 05, 2017

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Amazon’s fashion boss is leaving the company – Business Insider

Friday, May 05, 2017

Amazon Fashion president Cathy Beaudoin.Brian Ach/Getty The head of Amazon’s fashion division is leaving the company.  Cathy Beaudoin, the president of Amazon Fashion, is departing after eight years with the company. The news was first reported by Business of Fashion’s Chantal Fernandez.  “Cathy Beaudoin has decided to step down from her position as President of Amazon Fashion,” an Amazon Fashion spokesperson told Business Insider in an emailed statement. “Given the momentum of the business and…

McClatchy reports first quarter loss, sees digital-only advertising gains – Sacramento Bee

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Despite double-digit growth in digital-only advertising revenue, McClatchy today reported a net loss of $95.6 million, or $12.60 a share, in this year’s first quarter. Sacramento-based McClatchy, publisher of The Sacramento Bee and 29 other newspapers, said that figure included an after-tax non-cash impairment of $76.8 million on the carrying value of the company’s interest in CareerBuilder LLC. In the first quarter of 2016 McClatchy reported a net loss of…

The fashion industry thinks big about plus sizes – CBS News

Thursday, May 04, 2017

When it comes to apparel sales, big is beautiful. To fuel growth, the fashion world is increasingly counting on plus-size customers, a demographic that it has long ignored. According to market researcher NPD Group, sales of women’s plus-size clothing (defined as size 12 and above) rose 6 percent to $21.4 billion in 2016, double the rate of overall apparel sales. By 2020, revenue in the category could hit $24 billion, though…

Fashion and Student Trends co-presidents talk politics in fashion – Daily Californian

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Putting on a fashion show is no easy feat, but UC Berkeley’s student-run Fashion and Student Trends, or FAST, has pulled it off semester after semester since 2005. From the selection of the theme to the evolution of the designs, FAST’s leaders make choices every semester about how to best represent their organization to the greater community. For most of FAST’s history, its leaders  have leaned toward a more traditional…

Startup that promises ‘no-bullshit journalism’ nets serious cash – Columbia Journalism Review

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Republik raised more than $2 million in two weeks (along with $3.5 million of investor money) to do longform journalism. Courtesy photo. Last Wednesday, shortly before 7 am, Constantin Seibt took a few deep breaths to steady himself before walking the last block to Zurich’s Hotel Rothaus, a former brothel-turned-hotel-turned-temporary office for a journalism startup called Republik. It was the first day of a crowdfunding effort to prove to investors…