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  1. loose threads
    The First Issue of ‘Very Elle’; Fashion Magazines Lower Self-EsteemAmber Valletta lands the first cover of ‘Very Elle,’ the media makes women view themselves as sex objects, and Alber Elbaz says fat designers make lighter clothes.
  2. company town
    Buyouts Not Enough? ‘Times’ Newsroom Braces for ClearanceAlso, the rest of today’s media, finance, law and real-estate news.
  3. loose threads
    Charlotte Gainsbourg for Ghesquière; Hermés Sues eBayCharlotte Gainsbourg may model in Nicolas Ghesquière’s next campaign, eBay feels the wrath of Hermés’s counterfeit-fighting legal watchdogs, and Russian Fashion Week isn’t high on subtlety.
  4. company town
    Bear Stearns, Really Into BridgeFINANCE • Bear Stearns CEO James Cayne, ranked 611 in the world at contract bridge, fired Warren Spector, ranked in the top 225, for his role in the subprime crisis. Spector, a co-president at Bear, who took home $37 million, spent a whole two weeks at a bridge tournament in Nashville, while Cayne made do with a mere two days. Meanwhile, the firm announced 310 job cuts. [Bloomberg, DealBook/NYT] • Merrill Lynch canned three top executives before even disclosing its own subprime losses, which could exceed $4 billion. Dow Kim, the former co-head of institutional securities, Osman Semerci, global head of fixed income, and deputy Dale Lattanzio were all shown the door. [WSJ] • Zoe Cruz, co-president of Morgan Stanley, is the highest paid woman in America. At least there’s good news for somebody! [CNN, WSJ]
  5. the early-evening news
    Spider-Man to Play RobotBjörk to release new album, Charlotte Gainsbourg doing just swell, etc.
  6. the early-evening news
    Negligent Parent to Perform at Negligible Awards Show50 Cent, Kanye, and murder!