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The Ralph Lauren Polo Pony Will Be At the Olympics

We’re going to have a very stylish American Olympic team, what with their new uniforms designed by Ralph Lauren. That uniform is being modeled at left by the stunning swimmer Ryan Lochte. Normally, Lochte has his shirt off, like he does on this Vogue cover. But that’s not really pertinent to this story.

So Ralph Lauren is going to get some major exposure, right? That oversized polo pony logo will be all over all of our screens. The media coverage started with a segment on the TODAY show. Watch that after the jump.

“Ralph Lauren is claiming that its Olympic uniforms are a ‘very classic, very elegant’ return to tradition,” the Wall Street Journal‘s Speakeasy blog writes. “…Except those huge logos—a Big-Gulp-sized version of the demur small Polo pony—void all claims to classicism or elegance.”

Also, here’s something dumb.

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News. Corp Adds To PR Team As Scandal Continues To Spread

News Corp.‘s PR response continues with the addition of Steven Rubenstein to the public relations effort. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rubenstein was brought on board in the middle of last week. He’s known for his work with celebrities like Robert De Niro and David Letterman, who he worked with after the talk show host had been blackmailed over adulterous relationships with co-workers. And Rubenstein already works with a News Corp. property, The New York Post.

It was announced last week that News Corp. had hired Edelman for help with the scandal. On The Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz also suspects that Matthew Freud, who’s married to Murdoch’s daughter Elisabeth, may also be providing PR advice, although, Freud has said he no longer works with the company.

The scandal continues to produce an unrelenting stream of shocking news impacting not just News Corp. itself, but also those who have any degree of association with the company.

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