s editor be the next head on the chopping block (following the editors of Lucky
and Condé Nast Traveler)
as Anna Wintour continues her reign
as Condé Nast artistic director as well as Vogue
editor? The Glamour s
cenario is a definite possibility, reports David Carr in this post analyzing Wintour's power within
the company. "Apart from making for a more difficult workplace, the situation violates a history of creative independence at Condé Nast," he writes. "Now, a magazine belongs to its editor
until it does not."
Carr is skeptical that Wintour's skills and "rarefied fashion values" can be transferred successfully "across a spectrum of magazines and subject matter. When you have
a bejeweled hammer that has worked very well for 25 years, everything around you looks like a nail."
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