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  • Thompson on Hollywood  News

    Setting the Record Straight on Nikki Finke, Peter Bart and Mike Fleming

    Get one thing straight. Peter Bart and Mike Fleming wouldn't have jobs right now if it weren't for Nikki Finke. Their recent back-and-forth on why Finke is no longer working at Deadline sticks in my craw.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood  News

    Nikki Finke Is Back

    Nikki Finke has published two posts on her blog, Nikkifinke.com. One's her "I'm back and here's why" screed, and the other is a routine item about what Warners is doing at Comic-Con. Let's see how she does on her own, filing every day. She's had some time off to recharge her batteries, and may have ...

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  • Thompson on Hollywood  News

    Anita Busch Joins Deadline as Film Editor

    In the wake of Nikki Finke's departure from the Hollywood news site she founded, Deadline, trade veteran Anita Busch is returning to the fray as the site's film editor.

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    Media Make Moves: NYT Loses Stelter to CNN, Adds Hoberman, Deadline Adapts to Finke's Departure

    There's lots of movement in the media ranks. And the trend of star brands leaving their established digs to become bigger stars for someone else continues apace. The New York Times has lost another media star. Following the departure of online-brands Nate Silver to ESPN and tech columnist David Pogu...

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    Fleming Steps Up to Improve Deadline, Split Year Between Two Coasts

    As the negotiation for Nikki Finke's inevitable exit from her contract continues, it's significant that Deadline film editor Mike Fleming has announced, in an unusually lengthy 1583-word post, that he is stepping up to an enhanced L.A./N.Y. role as he divides his year between the two coasts, startin...

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