Movers and Shakers

Kara Swisher Gets Glossy: Graydon Snags Scooptress for Vanity Fair

Shades on. (Photo: Google+)

If tapping Annie Leibovitz to shoot David Karp and his sidecar wasn’t enough to convince you that Vanity Fair is serious about covering the tech sector as part of the power elite, how about this coup from the top of the masthead? Wired‘s Ryan Tate broke the news that Kara Swisher has pried herself out of Marissa Mayer’s air vent to contribute part-time to the Conde Nast title, with some convincing from Graydon Carter, of course.

Mr. Tate reports that the tenacious AllThingsD cofounder agreed to “write profiles and other technology-related features,” for Vanity Fair only after “overtures” from Mr. CarterRead More