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Friday, September 22, 2006

And You Thought The Times Of India Had A Monopoly On Such Activities

Yesterday's edition of The Independent had a special guest editor: Giorgio Armani. (About three months ago, Bono had been roped in as guest editor, for the first time.) Half of the revenues from the edition will go to The Global Fund to Fight Aids. According to this report, "in his editorial column, the designer talked of the empathy he felt with those children in the world whose innocence has been torn away because of conflict, famine or poverty." And to demonstrate just how strongly he feels about such issues, the paper came with a free poster of Kate Moss.

On the other side of the pond, a "nasty succession battle is now heating up" at the right-wing The Washington Times. So, where's journalism headed? Check this out.


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