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Hovering Parents Overtake Corporate Recruiting

• Big firms concede to overinvolved parents and now include them in the recruiting process of recent grads. [Career Journal/WSJ]
• Happy belated 70th birthday, Ivan Boesky! [DealBreaker]
• The management maxims offered in business books might just be bull, not foxes and hedgehogs. [Forbes]

Times reporter who wrote about a teenage in a child-sex ring failed to disclose he had given the teen $2,000. [NYT]
• Was Libby caught because Republicans return phone calls but Democrats don’t? [VF]
• More than a year after New Times took over Voice Media, the alt-weekly chain still can’t figure out how to run its most famous franchise. [NYO]

• Iconoix buys Rocawear for $204 million; Jay-Z will stay on as creative director. [Crain’s]
• Kate Moss and Pete Doherty will be making their American Vogue debut in a Testino photo spread in April. [Downtown Darling]
• Jill Stuart is designing a bag inspired by model Freja Beha. And there’ll be a Gemma Ward one come spring. [Fashionista]

• Harvey Miller won’t get a management position when he returns to the Weil Gotshal division he once chaired. [Law Blog/WSJ]
• Activist shareholders may drive executives crazy, but they make for a lot of billable hours. [National Law Journal/]
• Jurors aren’t supposed to discuss a case, but is a blog a discussion? [Legal Blog Watch]

Hovering Parents Overtake Corporate Recruiting