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Anna Wintour has been the editor of American Vogue for nearly 30 years
Vogue's editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is the most powerful woman in media and entertainment, according to Forbes magazine.Dame Anna has earned a reputation as one of fashion's most influential, and formidable, commentators.The famous fashion boss is also the artistic director of Vogue's publisher Conde Nast.She is joined on the prestigious list by the likes of Beyonce, Taylor Swift and JK Rowling.
Beyonce took fourth spot on the list
Forbes compiles the annual list based on money earned, media mentions and general influence.
But why is Dame Anna top of the tree"They (Forbes) have studiously segmented out the advertising genius of Facebook and Google, despite these two companies being advertising behemoths today."
Despite that, Wintour has still squeezed out other big names including Bonnie Hammer (number two), the chair of media company NBCUniversal."Anna Wintour is the most influential woman in the printed press simply because Vogue magazine is the pinnacle of taste-making and women's fashion," Enders explains."She incarnates the transatlantic bonds of commercial fashion endeavour today, spanning the continent where fashion was born to the dynamic innovation of the British and American fashion houses."Here's the list in full:
Anna Wintour - artistic director, Conde Nast
Bonnie Hammer - chair, NBCUniversal
Stacey Snider - chair/CEO, 20th Century Fox
Beyonce Knowles-Carter - singer
Margarita Simonyan - editor-in-chief, RT news channel (Russia)
Dana Walden - CEO, Fox Television Group
Katharine Viner - editor-in-chief, Guardian
Donna Langley - chair, Universal Pictures
Zanny Minton Beddoes - editor-in-chief, The Economist
Kathleen Kennedy - president, Lucasfilms
Arianna Huffington - co-founder, Huffington Post
Taylor Swift - singer
JK Rowling - author
Shobhana Bhartia - chair, HT Media
Priyanka Chopra - actor/UN goodwill ambassador
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