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In the News 13.08.14 : Today’s Articles of Interest from around the Internets

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In the News 13.08.14 : Today's Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

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Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

 


 

1. The Designing Woman
 

“She was the pure molten essence of a mid-20th-century movie star—if something that’s molten can somehow also be cool. Her beauty was classical, sculptural, a little remote, and all her life she carried herself not only with a dancer’s grace, but with a sly awareness of the power conferred on her by that sheer physical exquisiteness.”

 
Read the rest of this article at Slate

 


 

2. Good Will Hunting : An Oral History
 

“Damon and Affleck grew up in Cambridge and attended Rindge & Latin School, where they took drama classes together. After high school, Damon went to Harvard, while Affleck moved to Los Angeles to attend Occidental College. It was in L.A. that they connected with Chris Moore, a young Harvard alum who was just beginning to produce films.”

 
Read the rest of this article at Boston Magazine

 


 

3. The leaked New York Times innovation report
 

“You can sense the frayed nerves and the frustration at a newsroom that is, for all its digital successes, still in many ways oriented toward an old model. It’s journalists turning their own reporting skills on themselves.”

 
Read the rest of this article at the Nieman Journalism Lab

 


 

4. The Most Wanted Man in the World
 

“For almost nine months, I have been trying to set up an interview with him—traveling to Berlin, Rio de Janeiro twice, and New York multiple times to talk with the handful of his confidants who can arrange a meeting. “

 
Read the rest of this article at Wired

 


 

5. How ‘It’ Girls Became the Fashion Industries Biggest Moneymakers
 

““It” girls with careers in creative fields — DJs, artists, musicians, TV presenters — have started to replace models and celebrities as the most desirable faces for brands to attach themselves to, despite the fact that most mainstream consumers don’t know them by name. Or what they do, for that matter.”

 
Read the rest of this article at Fashionista

 


 

 

 

[images : steven gambrel design via domino / news compilation by p, image selection by r]

 
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