The campaign was praised for using women whose bodies did not fit a model stereotype. Photos were treated to eliminate dust and provide color correction, according to the joint statement. Pascal Dangin, the photo-retoucher profiled in The New Yorker, also issued a statement denying the claim.
Senator Barack Obama visited the White House in what The New York Times is calling "an appearance staged to position him as the party's inevitable nominee."
Facebook introduced new features to protect users under the age of 18.
On-off couple Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt of The Hills prove building a personal brand with strategic media outreach - and little bit of tongue-and-cheek attitude - works wonders, according to the Los Angeles Times.
More tightening on Wall Street as Citigroup prepares to shed $400 billion in assets, and revamp its image after continued criticism that its bloated cost structure outweighs revenue growth, The Wall Street Journal reports.