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    Los Angeles Times Names New Company Town Editor

    Here's an internal Los Angeles Times memo from Arts & Entertainment Assistant Managing Editor John Corrigan announcing that deputy business editor Joe Bel Bruno is replacing Charles Fleming as editor of Company Town.

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    Media Watch: ScreenCrush Adds Departed HuffPo Scribe Mike Ryan EXCLUSIVE

    In a key hire, growing entertainment site Screencrush has added ex-Huffington Post scribe Mike Ryan to its small staff.

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    Media Watch: The Changing Landscape for Movie Coverage

    As Vanity fair hires a new film critic, where is movie coverage going? I see increased consolidation and competition for traffic.

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    Pedorazzi: Kristen Bell and Star Parents Fight Back

    The campaign against the “pedorazzi,” actress Kristen Bell’s perhaps-less-than-catchy term for photographers who chase star kids, is close to Bell’s heart, and there’s no time like the pre-release period of a hotly anticipated film – “Veronica Mars,” the upcoming Kickstarter-funded feature about the...

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    Hollywood Feminist of the Day: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    "Here's the story that gets told: The men get to be the heroic, skilled athletes and the women just get to be pretty."

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    When the Little Gals Get Stepped On: How Huff Po Stole from Women and Hollywood

    Writers, beware: Your writing can be stolen at anytime.

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    Why Manohla Dargis's Sundance Proposal Is Behind the Times

    NY Times critic Manohla Dargis can be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed by the number of world premieres at the Sundance Film Festival, the toughest festival to cover, because so many new movies demand to be reviewed. But is she really rooting for fewer of them to get picked up? She complains that th...

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    Happy Holidays

    Women and Hollywood is taking a break this week

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    We Are Mis-Represented

    Great video from the folks at The Representation Project proving that there is still so much work to do.

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    Nikki Finke Gets the Last "Toldja" in Funny or Die video

    A fake trailer for a suspense thriller stars Jean Smart as Nikki Finke, who is recast as a suburban mom and a brave journalist ("only one blogger has the courage to tell the truth"), while her former boss Jay Penske is the backstabbing Goliath seeking to shut her down ("sometimes the blogosphere can...

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