March 2018 – 1

Welcome to our weekly news round up where we highlight the news stories that have captured our attention during the past seven days.



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Oscars 2018: Hollywood stars wear colours for Time’s Up

Riley Morgan, 5/3/18

‘Celebrities supporting the Time’s Up movement at the Oscars wore a “festive array of colours” to represent “women everywhere”.’

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The Business of Fashion

Why Burberry Chose Riccardo Tisci

The BoF Team, 2/3/18

‘The former Givenchy creative director will succeed Christopher Bailey.’

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ABC News

Why do older men find it so hard to take young professional women seriously?

Sommer Tothill, 28/2/18

‘How are women ever to smash the glass ceiling when the male gaze simply glazes over us?’

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Australian Financial Review

Gender pay gap action costs executive men 1pc of pay

David Marin-Guzman, 1/3/18

‘Top-tier male managers and executives are seeing their average pay fall as companies take action to close the gender pay gap, a new study has found.’

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The New York Times

At 101, a Survivor of Hollywood’s Golden Age Throws Down the Gauntlet

Paul Brownfield, 3/3/18

‘In the era of “I, Tonya,” the Oscar-winning actress Olivia de Havilland’s lawsuit against FX and Ryan Murphy Productions has a certain potent symbolism.’

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Share The Dignity

Axe the Tax. Period.

The time is up, don’t let your mum, daughter, sister, grandmother, or best friend continue to be a number where their human dignity is treated as a luxury.

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The New Yorker

The Exquisite Blankness (and Highly Suspect Guacamole) of Antoni Porowski from “Queer Eye”

Helen Rosner, 2/3/18

The food-and-wine specialist on the Netflix series has been celebrated and mocked for making recipes that verge on the remedial.

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