In the News 23.09.14 : Today’s Articles of Interest from around the Internets


In the News 23.09.14 : Today’s Articles of Interest from around the Internets

Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets



1. Bad Feminist

“My favorite definition of a feminist is one offered by Su, an Australian woman who, when interviewed for Kathy Bail’s 1996 anthology DIY Feminism, described them simply as “women who don’t want to be treated like shit.” This definition is pointed and succinct, but I run into trouble when I try to expand it. I fall short as a feminist. I feel like I am not as committed as I need to be, that I am not living up to feminist ideals because of who and how I choose to be.”

Read the rest of this article at VQR [& watch Emma Watson’s #heforshe UN speech here]



2. The Spy Who Loved Me

“I went into shock. I felt like I couldn’t breathe and I started shaking. I did not even read the story which appeared with the picture. I went inside and phoned my parents. My dad got the paper from their nearest shop and my mum got out the photos of Bob and our son, at the birth and when he was a toddler. They confirmed to me, by comparing photos, it was definitely Bob.”

Read the rest of this article at The New Yorker



3. DIY diagnosis: how an extreme athlete uncovered her genetic flaw

“When Kim Goodsell discovered that she had two extremely rare genetic diseases, she taught herself genetics to help find out why. Ed Yong tells her story.”

Read the rest of this article at mosaic



4. CNN Does not get to Cherrypick the Rules of Journalism

“Over the past month, two anonymous journalists have detailed several dozen examples of plagiarism by CNN’s Fareed Zakaria in a 29-page report. CNN has taken no action and has referred back to a previous statement that said the company had “found nothing that gives us cause for concern.” Zakaria, who had been punished for plagiarism in the past, is in the clear.”

Read the rest of this article at Esquire



5. Inside the Head of Imran Amed

“NOWFASHION sat down with Imran Amed, the founder of Business of Fashion, to talk about the impact of the BOF 500 list, the massive expansion of his company’s reach (the site also launched earlier this year a highly regarded Career section and a Menswear hub) and his own personal relationship with fashion.”

Read the rest of this article at NowFashion


P.S. previous articles & more by P.F.M.



[image : brittany ambridge for domino magazine]

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