The Business of Fashion

Of all the new micro-pubs, my favorite is London-based publication, The Business of Fashion. I am a frequent visitor their website and yesterday I met with founder Imran Amed for coffee to share some war stories and wisdom. I didn’t have any. BOF has come up a good blend of news, analysis and cutting edge … Continue reading The Business of Fashion

On Journalism

Earlier this year, the Italian edition of Wired Magazine got in touch and asked me questions about the future of journalism. The Q&A by Philip Di Salvo was in preparation for the International Journalism Festival 2014 that is currently being hosted in Perugia, Italy. The magazine published the Q&A, but since it is in Italian, here is my English language Q&A prior to editing.

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3 Vices

Anne Elizabeth Moore, a Chicago-based author in her evisceration of Vice Media, had three gems that are worth sharing. Lie becomes joke becomes stance: the evolution of form is mirrored by readers’ decreasing attention spans in the Internet age. The metric of success is “clicks” over “paper sales”—a clear, and discomfitingly natural, extension of tabloid … Continue reading 3 Vices