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Author Lucy Sykes on Becoming a Fitness Junkie and Why She Wouldnt Want to Exercise With Gwyneth Paltrow So glad to be back on the beat at Michael's today! What better way to beat the February doldrums than with a dishy 'Lunch' with one of my favorite Manhattan power couples, Euan Rellie and Lucy Sykes. The delightful duo are very popular on the city's socia
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Why CNNs Kate Bennett and Hunter Schwarz Merge the Worlds of Politics and Pop Culture for Cover/Line When Kate Bennett and Hunter Schwarz were hired away from Independent Journal Review by CNN last month, it was as a two-person team, the way it had been when CNN grabbed BuzzFeed's entire K-File unit. The plan was for them to embark on a new project toget
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Bicycling Magazine Spotlights Handmade in America Product It's the sort of a press a new company dreams of. A few months ahead of the $8,975 Allied Alfa custom-made carbon-fiber frame bicycle rolling off the HIA Velo assembly line, Rodale's Bicycling magazine has given the model its March cover and a full-tilt r
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This Tech Pair Aims to Serve Better Mobile Ads Inside Target, CVS, Walgreens and Duane Reade People have grown accustomed to websites tracking their every move. Because everyone is carrying a smartphone nowadays, similar, navigation-styled data is being gathered in retail shops. As the latest example, Blis and Unacast are teaming up to to give ad
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Twitter Just Lost Its Head of Entertainment Talent Twitter head of entertainment talent and lifestyle partnerships Lara Cohen became the social network's latest high-profile executive to pass through its perpetually spinning revolving door. Cohen announced via a tweet Tuesday that she was leaving the comp
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RD Roundup: ProPublica Illinois Gets an EIC; Lachlan Markay to The Daily Beast An EIC for ProPublica Illinois ProPublica's Illinois expansion continues with the hire of Louise Kiernan as the first editor in chief of ProPublica Illinois. Kiernan, who starts April 4, arrives from the academic world. More specifically, she is an associ
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TBWA Acquires a Majority Share in Independent London Agency Lucky Generals TBWA Worldwide has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in independent, London-based creative agency Lucky Generals. The Omnicom network will now create a TBWA U.K. division consisting of TBWALondon and Lucky Generals' headquarters. As part of th
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This Agency Created an Obstacle Course to Show People What Its Like to Be Black at Work In honor of Black History Month, Havas Chicago wanted to do something that would get its employees and the people of Chicago to not only reflect, but also learn a little something about what it's like to be black in an ad agency today. A team of employees
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A Changing of the Fortune-Cookie Writing Guard Time magazine's Olivia B. Waxman had the scoop in late January. Wonton Food Inc.'s chief financial officer and chief fortune writer, David Lau, was ceding the latter title to James Wong, a 41-year-old nephew of the company's founder. This week, Wong has s
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A Single Instagram Post Can Now Contain Up to 10 Photos and Videos Instagram officially introduced the ability for users to share multiple photos and videos in a single post, after several users spotted the feature being tested earlier this month. Users of the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network who update th
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