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“I would do it all over again. I just really couldn’t watch them do that to more people. It’ll be worth it in the long run.”
This Thursday, Journalist Charlie Rose and his production team agreed to pay $250,000 in unpaid wages to former interns in order to settle a class-action suit they had filed against him. Could this mean that Hearst will be forced to do the same in the suit former intern Diana Wang brought against the company? And could this be the beginning of the end of unpaid internships?
Carine Roitfeld has just been named the new global fashion director at Harper’s Bazaar, a Hearst publication.
Lagardere, the French company that used to own Elle magazine and all of its international editions, has officially sold those magazines to the Hearst Corporation. The $885.6 million transaction makes Hearst the second-largest publisher of magazines in the United States, right behind Time Inc. and just ahead of Conde Nast.
For over a year there’s been speculation that Hearst, one of America’s largest magazine publishers, really, really wanted to buy Elle from its French parent company Lagardere. Today, news broke that the two companies admitted they’ve been working to make a deal happen.
In today’s StyleDish, Beyonce gets enough Birkins to buy a boat, Queen Elizabeth II gets yelled at for wearing fur and Kate Middleton gets waxed.