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Being a Refugee Isn’t a Fashion Statement – New York Times

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Still, Ms. Gustafson stands by the decision to give the garment a politically charged name. “When you create something, you have to give it a name,” she told me on Thursday. “Most of fashion has the most boring names ever because people don’t want to have serious conversations in that realm, but it’s important that we talk about these issues in fashion.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story She’s right…

Fashion show proceeds to help out teens in need – 9NEWS.com

Saturday, August 05, 2017

How you could catch a fashion show, and help out teens in need.

Should springing of US terrorism convicts alarm Americans? – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Dozens of convicts serving time in U.S. prisons for terrorism-related offenses are due to be released in the next several years, raising the question whether that’s something Americans should fear. There’s no easy answer. Since the Sept. 11 attacks, the United States has worked aggressively to foil attacks and has imprisoned hundreds of people who joined or helped militant groups. Experts say less attention has been paid to what happens…

Being a Refugee Isn’t a Fashion Statement – New York Times

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Still, Ms. Gustafson stands by the decision to give the garment a politically charged name. “When you create something, you have to give it a name,” she told me on Thursday. “Most of fashion has the most boring names ever because people don’t want to have serious conversations in that realm, but it’s important that we talk about these issues in fashion.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story She’s right…

Being a Refugee Isn’t a Fashion Statement – New York Times

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Still, Ms. Gustafson stands by the decision to give the garment a politically charged name. “When you create something, you have to give it a name,” she told me on Thursday. “Most of fashion has the most boring names ever because people don’t want to have serious conversations in that realm, but it’s important that we talk about these issues in fashion.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story She’s right…

Being a Refugee Isn’t a Fashion Statement – New York Times

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Still, Ms. Gustafson stands by the decision to give the garment a politically charged name. “When you create something, you have to give it a name,” she told me on Thursday. “Most of fashion has the most boring names ever because people don’t want to have serious conversations in that realm, but it’s important that we talk about these issues in fashion.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story She’s right…

Being a Refugee Isn’t a Fashion Statement – New York Times

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Still, Ms. Gustafson stands by the decision to give the garment a politically charged name. “When you create something, you have to give it a name,” she told me on Thursday. “Most of fashion has the most boring names ever because people don’t want to have serious conversations in that realm, but it’s important that we talk about these issues in fashion.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story She’s right…

Felicity Lawrence: ‘People want original investigative journalism more than ever’ – The Guardian

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Felicity Lawrence has reported on some of the most challenging issues facing the modern world, from corporate power – especially in the food system – to migration, the re-emergence of slavery, climate change, and global tax avoidance. She was recently awarded the coveted Orwell prize for Exposing Britain’s Social Evils, for her latest piece on migrant gangwork in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, and its human and political consequences. Announcing the prize, the…

6 tests of real journalism – San Francisco Chronicle

Saturday, August 05, 2017

6 tests of real journalism By John Diaz August 4, 2017 Updated: August 4, 2017 6:17pm ‘); } Journalism has come under public scrutiny to a degree never experienced in my four decades in the profession. President Trump has assailed what he calls “fake news” and has attempted to delegitimize watchdog reporting with a vigor that makes President Richard Nixon’s efforts pale in comparison. The Washington Post and New York…

Royalty Brown Entrepreneur at 3 … Launching Kids Clothing Line!!! – TMZ.com

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Chris Brown‘s daughter, Royalty, isn’t old enough to go to preschool, but she’s more than ready to start a company. Royalty, with an assist from mama Nia Guzman, is unveiling a unisex kids clothing line personalized by the kiddo herself. The collection features monster graphics, two-pieces and even cosmetics. A clear case of “like-father-like-daughter” in the clothing dept. — Chris also has his own line of duds — Black Pyramid. Royalty’s goal…

6 tests of real journalism – San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco Chronicle

Saturday, August 05, 2017

6 tests of real journalism By John Diaz August 4, 2017 Updated: August 4, 2017 6:17pm ‘); } Journalism has come under public scrutiny to a degree never experienced in my four decades in the profession. President Trump has assailed what he calls “fake news” and has attempted to delegitimize watchdog reporting with a vigor that makes President Richard Nixon’s efforts pale in comparison. The Washington Post and New York…

Newspaper headlines: ‘May’s top aide breaks silence’ – BBC News – BBC News

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Image caption Theresa May’s former right-hand man Nick Timothy tells the Daily Telegraph what went wrong in the general election campaign and what he believes the Conservatives must do to avoid defeat in five years’ time. He says the Tories lost their majority because they abandoned Mrs May’s promise of change in favour of a “continuity” message. Image caption The Times reports that British holidaymakers have been warned that a…

California preparing to sue Trump administration – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Saturday, August 05, 2017

California is poised to sue the Trump administration over the president’s latest attempt to punish jurisdictions tagged by the Justice Department as “sanctuary cities” that harbor undocumented immigrants, according to two sources close to the case. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra — in conjunction with other California city and county attorneys — is considering charging the Justice Department with violating the Constitution by threatening to take crime-fighting funds away from…

Why Is Fashion So Obsessed With Hedi Slimane? – New York Times

Friday, August 04, 2017

Meanwhile, before he left, there was griping within the house that Mr. Slimane’s insistence on ironclad control over every aspect of the brand created roadblocks to growth (there’s only so much one man can do in a day). While there are obvious reasons for this kind of spin from Saint Laurent, the company also didn’t seem to fight too hard to keep him. And while he brought a new silhouette…

Under Jeff Sessions, the Justice Department is cracking down on leakers – Poynter (blog)

Friday, August 04, 2017

The Justice Department is rolling out a plan to put a stopper in leaks springing out across the federal government. After repeated urging from President Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Friday a campaign to crack down on leakers in the intelligence community, issuing a stark warning to sources who would leak to reporters. “I have this message for our friends in the intelligence community,” Sessions said in his…

Jim Acosta, and others like him, are hurting journalism. – National Review

Friday, August 04, 2017

The debate between Stephen Miller and CNN’s Jim Acosta proved that turning the daily White House press briefing into a TV show is a dangerous thing for journalism. When the Trump administration temporarily refused permission for televising the daily White House press briefing, journalists howled. They claimed that conducting the briefing without the cameras turned on hurt the public and diminished the government transparency that is needed in a…

The biggest political story most journalists are missing – Poynter – Poynter (blog)

Friday, August 04, 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. Donald Trump’s mercurial, chaotic ways are the overriding narrative of his early White House days. But most of the press misses his discipline in one crucial area: filling vacancies on federal courts. He may be lax in filling many administrative posts, but it’s…