Further bringing the era of paid online content into the mainstream, the New York Times joined with companies like News Corp’s Wall Street Journal in charging readers to access their previously free online content.
According to New York Magazine, while the Times will charge readers for content, where their system will differ from that Wall Street Journal’s is that they will allow readers a certain amount of free articles per month and then require a paid account to view more content.
The final decision is expected sometime this week and the magazine also reports that the Times …continue reading
On January 5th, The New York Times discovered that clothing stores such as H&M and Wal-Mart throw out their brand-new unsold clothing… which is nothing new, but to make sure people can’t just take home trash bags filled with clothes, the companies tore holes and shredded the clothing. After backlash, the company has decided they will no longer destroy clothing but instead donate it to charity, as they should have been doing all along.
“It will not happen again,” said Nicole Christie, a spokeswoman for H & M in New York. “We are committed 100 percent to make sure this practice is …continue reading
The snow has barely melted and there will probably be more to come, but the fashion world is already looking towards spring.
The New York Times reports that the look for spring will be sort of mannish, involving lots of over-sized t-shirts, boyfriend blazers, worn jeans and biker jackets.
Though the New York Times style section is often behind the times when it comes to reporting trends, their new prediction offers a bit of hope. Fashion magazines have their spring fashion issues coming out in February, trying to hoard as many different styles and outfits as they possibly can hoping one of them …continue reading
New York is a relatively green place and most New Yorker’s carbon footprints are tiny. However, our Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, who has received a ton of praise for his environmental agenda, might be the worst individual polluter to hold public office, according to the New York Times.
Times columnist Jim Dwyer attacks Bloomberg for his usage of his fleet of personal aircraft, including a helicopter and two Falcon 900 jets. Bloomberg uses these often, to go to Washington DC, weekend vacations to Bermuda, as well as lengthier voyages, like his upcoming trip to Copenhagen, where ironically, he will be discussing climate change. …continue reading