THIS MONTH, WE'RE CELEBRATING: ANDREA SEABROOK
Andrea Seabrook, former NPR Congressional Correspondent, left her position at the end of July citing frustration with the daily grind of covering politicians who "lie" to her face, all day, every day. Seabrook has become an authority on the comings and goings of daily life on Capitol Hill since she began covering Congress for NPR in January of 2003. Seabrook is now trying to change the way political news is reported. Her new project is DecodeDC, a website that will feature Seabrook’s blog posts and podcasts that aim to “decipher Washington’s Byzantine language and procedure, sweeping away what doesn’t matter so listeners can focus on what does.”
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As editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia, Franca Sozzani has power and is not afraid to use it. Since taking charge of the magazine in 1987, she has transformed the medium into a conduit for raising political, social and environmental issues that relate to, but extend far beyond fashion. Among her favored causes are social ills that have been previously perpetrated by her own industry including women’s “body image” issues, racism, and sexism.
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