Eye Drop: Highlights from this week’s magazine
Articles on Vice written by female bloggers tend to get the most page views, but what are the reasons for this? Kaitlin Phillips tackles the question of whether the ladies at vice are exploiting their lives or if they’re being exploited. [The Lead]
Chances are that your favorite female television character was written by a man. Carolina Gerlach looks at what it means when there are more women in front of the camera than behind the scenes. [Film + TV]
Professor Robert Leonard, a forensic linguist, has helped solve high-profile cases, consulted on the Jonbenet Ramsey case, and played in a band that opened for Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock. Monica Carty sat down with him to get an idea of his profession and how he uses the ad guys’ words against them. [Eye to Eye]
Recently, Vogue launched a health initiative that would keep the magazine from working with underage models and keep designers from making sample outfits too small. Laura Hunter-Thomas talks about why she thinks it might just be lip service. [20/20]
Who doesn’t love cart food? The answer is very few people, especially considering the popularity of food truck rallies in places like Hudson Square. Alison Herman discusses the food truck boom and how they make the food industry more accessible to everyone. [Food + Drink]
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