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December 19, 2006
It would seem that Amy Goldwasser -- apparently out of the running as Seventeen's next editor-in-chief -- is pitching a teen magazine concept of her own, one with dramatically lower overhead. Goldwasser's idea (first reported today in Women's Wear Daily) is to publish content harvested from the readers themselves, social media-style. It would at least save on freelancer fees, sadly... A pair of unconfirmed rumors this morning: ex-Vitals editor and roaming Condé Nast stylist du jourJoe Zee appears headed to Elle (or so the Elle girls hope), while the ever-reliable (ahem) Jossip ...
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