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Katty Kay Launching First Podcast With BBC and Carlos Watson

The broadcaster says the appetite abroad for news and understanding of issues in America is bigger than she's…

The Biggest Twitter Trends During the Pandemic

Twitter has been a busy place, with more users than ever talking toilet paper, knitting, "WAP" and Kanye…

Condé Nast to Drop Some Claims Against Tonchi to Keep W Details Secret

The publisher wants to avoid revealing a trove of communications and details about the magazine's business…

Social Media Law Needs Update and Enforcement, Not Repeal, Report Says

An NYU Stern report calls for Internet companies keeping liability protection under Section 230, but with new…

Halle Berry Backs New BIPOC Designer Program From Walker Drawas

The pro bono program came out of Berry and her stylist expressing frustration with finding enough emerging…

A New Generation of Boutique Agencies Emerging From the Pandemic

Business upheaval and layoffs have caused a number of younger p.r. and brand agency workers to take the risk…

GQ’s New Diversity, Inclusion ‘Manifesto’ Goes Across Global Editions

How a newly public focus on diversity and gender equality will look in different markets, like GQ Middle…

WSJ Magazine Style Director Makes Abrupt Exit

David Thielebeule has been leading fashion efforts at the respected Wall Street Journal insert for several…

Bloomberg LP Hit With More Discrimination Claims by Former Reporter

A news reporter is suing over "diversity slots," discrimination and pay inequity, among other systemic issues…

Bloomberg Demands Woman Suing for Harassment Give Up Anonymity

The company said it already knows who is suing it, but thinks everyone else should know, too.

Podcast Listening Starts Steady Comeback After Early Pandemic Slowdown

Podcasts also look to be a bright spot in a digital ad market hit hard by economic effects of the coronavirus.

Trump Says He’s Still Immune From E. Jean Carroll’s Lawsuit

Trump wants to push Carroll's defamation case related to her rape allegation until he's out of office. So…

Lara Logan Lawsuit Over NY Mag Story Tossed From Court

The now Fox News contributor had sought $25 million in retribution over a 2014 story on her retracted…

Who What Wear to Give Indie Brands Free Media Amid Coronavirus

The site is seeing "pre-pandemic levels" of shopping and hopes a new program will help some small fashion and…

André Leon Talley’s Memoir ‘In the Chiffon Trenches’ May Be Getting Ready for Prime Time

André Leon Talley's yet-to-be-released memoir is packed with details about his career in fashion.