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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.

André Leon Talley’s Book to Be Released Earlier Than Planned

After grabbing headlines in recent days for a controversial memoir, André Leon Talley's publisher is moving…

Fashion P.R. Agencies Keep Culling Staff Amid Coronavirus Fallout

"We're the canary in the coal mine for the industry," Phillip Bodenham, who runs Spring agency, said after…

Is This the End of ‘Progressive’ Brand Marketing?

Brands used to an easy, breezy time with cause marketing are finding consumers in an unforgiving mood amid…

Photographers Hold Benefit Sales for Coronavirus Relief

Top-notch work from photographers like Martin Parr, Robert Capa and Steve McCurry are being sold.

What Are People Shopping for During Coronavirus Lockdown?

Wirecutter, The Strategist and Amazon are seeing sales of vibrators, "bed desks" and other products surge as…