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11 November 2017
The editors of legacy newspapers’ arts sections can be a gloomy bunch: on top of their sensitive dispositions, sadly they’re often the first casualties when management wields the axe. This week: a conversation with an arts-desk chief who’s a heartening exception to that rule. Plus: a magazine proving the midwest is more than flyover country and Edward Enninful’s ‘Vogue’ hits newsstands.
11 November 2017
This quarterly publication, billed as ‘the magazine of the lower midwest’, sets out to reflect the region’s diversity in its reporting. A single issue carries stories ranging from the consequences of an Asian carp invasion in Arkansas to the impact of new liquor laws in Oklahoma.
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Enninful was confirmed as the new editor of British ‘Vogue’ back in April; the fashion industry began to speculate immediately. What changes would the magazine’s first black editor bring to the title? This week we found out: the first issue under his command hit newsstands on Thursday, with British mixed-race model Adwoa Aboah on the cover.
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