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A media opportunity as Sarah Palin, aided by Oprah, goes to the mainstream

November 16, 2009/8.25

American readers will get to see Oprah Winfrey interview Sarah Palin today, in what is widely tipped to be a casual, feel-good special to promote the former governor’s book, Going Rogue.    Some media have tipped this as the launch of ‘Sarah Palin 2·0’, one who is now free from the Republican Party machine and […]

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Cassius shows ’10 campaign visuals

November 14, 2009/20.43

We love these new visuals that Jason Ng at Cassius Eyewear sent to us earlier this month. The extra good news, apart from doing some very stylish eyewear, is that his company is getting more attention domestically—until recently, it seemed Cassius would be known outside its native New Zealand more than it would be on-shore. […]

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Get an extra dose of Lucire

October 2, 2009/10.27

For those wanting an extra dose of Lucire, we have some more pages we can share in our free 72 pp. Supplement. Some are exclusive to this edition, some are older pages, and some are from the issue that’s on newsstands right now. It might not have the tactile style of the real thing, but […]

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The Beautiful Life was out of step

September 27, 2009/1.39

The CW   Above Nico Tortorella and Mischa Barton in The Beautiful Life. We didn’t think the CW’s The Beautiful Life would last long, but we didn’t expect it to be canned after two episodes.    It didn’t help that one of its stars, Anglo-American actress Mischa Barton, sought psychiatric treatment months before the series’ […]

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Tomorrow, blogs might even drive print magazines

September 5, 2009/12.04

The ‘Insider’ section has now been facelifted for the first time, bringing it in line with the new pages on the Lucire website. It has also dawned on us that this blog celebrates its second anniversary.    Lucire was a late convert to blogging, even though I had been blogging away—on a very irregular basis—since […]

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Jockey ups the sex appeal with Dan and Honor

July 27, 2009/12.38

All Black Dan Carter is a sex symbol among some quarters of the population. Jockey has upped the sex appeal in its latest campaign by including the rugby player’s girlfriend, Honor Dillon. Jockey chief Tim Wheeler has said that Carter is one of the most recognized models the company has used. The campaign runs only […]

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Cheryl Cole: latest celebrity linked to Cowell–Green venture

July 18, 2009/11.35

The com­pany being created by Simon Cowell and Sir Philip Green, which the UK media have been report­ing as involv­ing super­model Kate Moss, has tapped another name to get it headlines: English singer and The X Factor judge Cheryl Cole.    Cole, who came to fame through the pop group Girls Aloud, and who now […]

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Walter Cronkite deserves today’s praise


[Cross-posted] It’s quite sad to learn of the passing of former CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite today. Although Cronkite had not been on the nightly news since his retirement from that show in the early 1980s, his job taken over by Dan Rather, he remained in the public eye with occasional documentaries and interviews. Even young […]

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Kate Moss tipped to join forces with Simon Cowell, Sir Philip Green

July 13, 2009/11.45

Left: Kate Moss’s Top­shop range has been a suc­cess for the high street chain. Reports are emerging today, initially from an English tabloid, that supermodel Kate Moss will join forces with Sir Philip Green, the owner of Topshop, which whom she already cooperates, and Britain’s Got Talent’s Simon Cowell in a new business venture.   […]

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Official photographs of the new Jaguar XJ

July 10, 2009/0.02

We know a few publications broke the embargo yesterday with these images. We preferred to stick with the embargo time of 8.30 p.m. BST (while we exclusively revealed the one photograph to the world that wasn’t covered earlier in the day). Now, post-launch, we can show a few more photographs of the new Jaguar XJ. […]

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