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    Twitter Makes Time Cover

    While I graze my Tweetdeck several times a day to see what the 184 people I am following on Twitter have posted (I know, I'm cutting the list down), the people following me tend to just get my automatic blogfeed, which also goes to Facebook (only if I'm logged in; if not, I have to check and add it ...

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    Media Update: Jolie, Carpetbagger, THR, Hayes

    Angelina Jolie tops Forbes 100 Celebrities list, replacing Oprah Winfrey as number one. I suspect they just got tired of the richer and more all-powerful, if less glam/sexy and tabloid-friendly Winfrey. Besides, Jolie is Hollywood's one and only femme action star.

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    MTV's Eminem vs. Bruno Was Staged

    Eminem and Sacha Baron Cohen rehearsed the flying stunt at the MTV Movie Awards dress rehearsal. HitFix has the details.

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    MTV Movie Awards: Twilight, Bruno vs. Eminem

    The MTV Movie Awards, hosted by Andy Samberg, were the usual lackluster, pseudo-hip, mainstream youth alternative to the Oscars--and huge Hollywood marketing opportunity. Summer movies from Paramount (Star Trek, Transformers 2 and G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra) and Warner Bros. (The Hangover) got promoed,...

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    Cannes Press Conference Erupts Over Trier's Antichrist

    The Monday press conference for Lars von Trier's Antichrist was packed. Right out of the gate, The London Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye demanded that Trier justify his film. This immediately threw the filmmaker off, and he refused to expound on his thinking. "I don't have to justify," he said, his hand...

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    Saving Journalism: from Obama to Pincus

    President Barack Obama, at the end of his funny, barbed and self-mocking White House Correspondents speech, graciously thanked the assembled press corps for doing their jobs --even when he disagreed with them--and recognized that their profession was under duress. He wished them well as they reinven...

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    Transformers' Megan Fox Shoots Esquire Video

    Clever marketing: put Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen star Megan Fox on the cover of Esquire. Shoot a Red One Camera video by Greg Williams to sell the cover story and photo layout--which come from the video shoot (a first). Let the video spread through the web like wildfire. (Which it would if ...

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    Media Future

    Like it or not, both the publishing and media industries are undergoing seismic changes as they confront the digital future.

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    Time's 100 Influentials: Entertainment

    This year, Time asked other "influentials" to write up their top 100 selections of the World's Most Influential People. That way we get filmmaker Peter Jackson profiling his Heavenly Creatures discovery, this year's best actress Oscar winner Kate Winslet; Roger Ebert pays tribute to documentarian Werner Herzog; best supporting actress Oscar-winner Penelope Cruz lands praise from Elegy co-star and fellow Oscar-winner Sir Ben Kingsley; Claire Danes does the honors for Zac Efron; Alec Baldwin does his 30 Rock writer-director-co-star Tina Fey; You've Got Mail's Meg Ryan likes Tom Hanks; and Padma Lakshmi hearts Slumdog Millionaire Oscar-winner A...

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    Guilty Pleasures: Beautiful People

    Here's a preview of People Mag's Most Beautiful People 2009 list. Channing Tatum's on it.

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