To outsiders looking in on the clubby world of high fashion, Helen Lambert may not have the name recognition of, say, Marc Jacobs or Anna Wintour. But she should. The CEO of Lambert & Associates has such unparalleled influence over luxury retailers that her opinion can make or break a designer’s winter or summer collection.
I think that the New York Times should use the <strike>...</strike> on Bill Keller. But this is a start:
Margaret Sullivan: Readers Lash Out About Bill Keller's Column on a Woman With Cancer: "Bill Keller’s column... about Lisa Bonchek Adams.... Ms. Adams herself....
Submitted by Simon Black of Sovereign Man blog, I really hate to beat a dead horse, but I wouldn’t be doing my job for you if I didn’t point out some of the most intellectually dishonest, self-aggrandizing Bernanke-speak to come out of the Fed Chairman’s testimony [this week]: “[The Federal Reserve has] 25 years of success in keeping inflation low and stable, not just in the United States but around the world.”
The Shorenstein Center released an excellent study (PDF) recently showing that in the pre-9/11 era, the American media consistently referred to waterboarding as torture. Then once it was revealed that the US government had been involved in torturing people via the waterboarding method “media sources appear to have changed their characterization of the practice.”