November 9, 2013 |
It was a magazine column designed to generate a discussion of gun rights. “Way too many gun owners still seem to believe that any regulation of the right to keep and bear arms is an infringement," the column said. "The fact is, all constitutional rights are regulated, always have been, all need to be.” Titled "Let's Talk Limits," the column was published in the December issue of Guns & Ammo , the well-known magazine based in Florida, and written by longtime contributing editor Dick Metcalf.
November 5, 2013 |
Nikki Finke has severed ties with Deadline Hollywood, the website that she built into a must-read for the entertainment industry. Finke is leaving after repeated clashes with Jay Penske, who purchased the site in 2009 and also owns Variety. "I'm so happy," Finke said in a brief interview. ON LOCATION: Where the cameras roll Finke said she plans to start a new website that will compete with Deadline and Variety in chronicling the ins and outs of Hollywood. Known for her biting commentary and snarky observations about the industry and the executives who lead it, Finke has been aiming most of her vitriol lately at Penske in an attempt to get out of her contract.
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October 17, 2013 |
Sara Fritz, an award-winning journalist who covered politics on Capitol Hill for more than three decades, including 14 years at the Los Angeles Times, died Wednesday in Washington, D.C. She was 68. Fritz developed a lung infection after successful hip surgery and was hospitalized for more than month, said her husband, James A. Kidney. She was removed from life support at George Washington University Hospital after her family and doctors agreed she would not recover from the debilitating infection.
September 9, 2013 |
Forget the FBI or Scotland Yard. When it comes to solving the grisly murder of a young, beautiful gold mining heiress, the only person who could possibly crack the case is a writer (and maybe a neurologist.) While authors published in the journal Neurology usually confine themselves to discussions of nervous system disorders, the journal's latest issue asks readers to complete an unfinished mystery penned by a late Neurology editor and pillar of his field, Dr. Robert Joynt. In addition to heading the American Academy of Neurology and the American Neurological Assn., Joynt was a man of encyclopedic knowledge who deeply enjoyed the mysteries of Sherlock Holmes.
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September 8, 2013
Judith Glassman Daniels Pioneering editor who oversaw creation of Savvy magazine Judith Glassman Daniels, 74, a pioneering editor who oversaw creation of a magazine for executive women called Savvy at a time when magazines catered to stay-at-home mothers, died Sept. 1 of stomach cancer at her home in Union, Maine, said her husband, Lee Webb. In a career that spanned 35 years in New York, Daniels served in senior editing positions at the Village Voice, New York magazine, Time Inc. and Conde Nast.
September 1, 2013 |
Individuality has never been more in. In our Fall Fashion issue, we start with a report on the season's all-encompassing look. We're calling it "Street Luxe. " At Givenchy, Saint Laurent, Rodarte, Fendi and elsewhere, designers have translated the beautiful chaos of street style to the runway, with luxe leathers, tie-dyed silks, gilded chains and crystal studs. The message? Anything goes, so long as you wear it with conviction. For more ideas on how to stand out, see Ingrid Schmidt's story about the new - and unusual - ways people are bejeweling themselves.
August 14, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO -- Sheryl Sandberg's LeanIn.org foundation is in hot water after its top editor tried to lean on an unpaid intern. The trouble began when the foundation's editorial maven Jessica Bennett posted on Facebook that she was looking for a "HIGHLY organized" intern "with editorial and social chops" to work part-time for her in New York. Sandberg commands widespread respect in Silicon Valley for her leadership at Google and Facebook and for her efforts to empower women here.
July 21, 2013
The 'Fantasy' that is Portugal This is just a quick thank you for the deliciously written tale "Fantasy Fix" by Alice Short [July 14], about the short trip to two of my favorite places close to my heart and hometown (Óbidos). I just shared it on Facebook, trying to raise my U.K. mates' awareness of my country's potential to please them, although they crave only the Algarve sunny beaches. Paulo Belo Submitted by email "Fantasy Fix" had little to do with travel in Portugal, as it focused primarily on breakfast, lunch and dinner.
July 17, 2013 |
Rolling Stone editors have updated the publication's current article on alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with a statement explaining the reasoning behind using a cover photo of Tsarnaev that has drawn extensive criticism online and off. Tsarnaev appears on the front of the magazine's Aug. 1 issue, next to a headline that reads, "The Bomber: How a Popular, Promising Student Was Failed by His Family, Fell Into Radical Islam and...