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Posts Tagged ‘Brandusa Niro’

IMG Sells ‘The Daily,’ Name Still Being Contested

When the rumors started flying that News Corp’s iPad only newspaper would be called The Daily, IMG, the owner of the magazine The Daily and its rights, decided to investigate if  News Corp was infringing on the name. Rupert Murdoch, a man who doesn’t like to hear the word “no,” then decided to have News Corp get a court to rule that the name “The Daily” was too generic to be trademarked in the first place.

Today it appears that Murdoch and News Corp got IMG to blink first, because the company has sold the magazine back to its founder and current Editor-in-Chief, Brandusa Niro.

Niro tells Jeff Bercovici at Forbes that The Daily will continue to publish, but didn’t comment on the ongoing dispute over the name. Something tells us that Murdoch is leaning back in his chair, smiling and saying, “It will be mine. Oh yes, it will be mine.”

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Media Folk Fill Out ‘Fashion’s 50 Most Powerful’

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Anna Wintour deemed ‘Fashion’s Most Powerful’ person. In other news: the sky is blue.

Ahead of the debacle spectacle that is Fashion Week, which will descend upon New York’s Bryant Park Sept. 8-15, The New York Daily News whets our whistle with its Fashion’s 50 Most Powerful list. Since we wouldn’t wish a slideshow slog on anyone, we extracted the list’s nine fashion media mavens who matter — a majority of whom work in some type of digital fashion media — after the jump.

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