Media Watch: A New Model for Digital Media with Karlie Kloss's Acquisition of i-D Magazine
We've seen billionaires and private equity take over media outlets. Now supermodels are too, noted The Guardian after news broke in November that model and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss acquired British fashion and culture magazine i-D from Vice Media Group. The sale came months after Vice Media filed for bankruptcy and three years after Kloss and a group of other high-profile investors, including her fellow model Kaia Gerber, bought W magazine. Such developments are part of an evolution in the stewardship and direction of journalism and digital media amid years of uncertainty, added TG.
New York City's Independent Booksellers
Reading art visually and reading about art are some of life’s greatest pleasures for people in creative fields. Top ten lists and best books picks are not my cup of tea; I’d much rather browse in an environment packed with visual treats and choose my own eye candy. And New York’s independent booksellers offer shelter from the storm of holiday shopping—with plenty of goodies in the form of art books, illustrated books, prints and objects. Whil...