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All those rumors about Anna Wintour retiring or being forced out of Vogue? They may have been spread by Wintour herself and by Si Newhouse, the chairman of Condé Nast. Cityfile: "They're related to tense behind-the-scenes negotiations between Wintour and Newhouse over her new contract and were disseminated to the media by both sides as part of a devious whisper campaign. [Cityfile]