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Books News: Late-Night TV Hosts Give Publicity-Starved Novelists the Star Treatment

TV coverage of literary fiction has dwindled, but Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers are exceptions. “Who would have guessed that a 700-page novel would be on national TV?” one publishing executive said......»»

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On Comedy: Ellen DeGeneres Is Not as Nice as You Think

Feeling boxed in by her reputation for kindness, the comic is weighing whether to leave daytime TV, as her wife wants, or to stay, as her brother urges......»»

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At CBS Annual Meeting, Moonves Goes Unmentioned

The ousted chief executive Leslie Moonves’s severance pay is a $120 million question, but shareholders didn’t ask about it......»»

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Kathie Lee Gifford Says She Will Leave ‘Today’ in April

Ms. Gifford, and her co-host Hoda Kotb, have become fixtures on NBC’s morning lineup over the past decade, along with their ever-present glasses of wine......»»

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How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

Amid an opioid crisis, police and strangers with cameras are posting raw images of drug users passed out. For those whose bleakest moments now live online, life is never the same......»»

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Late-Night TV Hosts Give Publicity-Starved Novelists the Star Treatment

TV coverage of literary fiction has dwindled, but Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers are exceptions. “Who would have guessed that a 700-page novel would be on national TV?” one publishing executive said......»»

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Movies Starring Women Earn More Than Male-Led Films, Study Finds

The research, covering 2014 to 2017, also showed the power of films that pass the Bechdel test, in which two female characters discuss something other than a man......»»

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Time Names Person of the Year for 2018: Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists

The honorees, called “the guardians of truth,” included the staff of the Capital Gazette newspapers in Maryland, two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, and a journalist in the Philippines......»»

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Jamal Khashoggi, Among Other Journalists, Named Time’s Person of the Year for 2018

The honorees, called “the guardians of truth,” included the staff of the Capital Gazette newspapers in Maryland, two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, and a journalist in the Philippines......»»

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Everything in Life Is Only for Now: ‘Avenue Q’ to Close in April

The puppet-filled musical that became an unexpected hit on Broadway in 2003 will be ending its Off Broadway run on April 28......»»

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Jack Dorsey, Posting About Myanmar on Twitter, Is Accused of Being Tone Deaf

Mr. Dorsey’s tweets about his silent-meditation retreat in the country were criticized for not mentioning the plight of the Rohingya, a persecuted Muslim minority......»»

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Mediator: Trump’s Tawdry Tabloid Sagas Reveal Weightier Themes

In taking on Michael Cohen, federal prosecutors find unexpected meaning in the scandals involving Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal......»»

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Podcasts Are Getting Newsier. Here Are 8 New Ones Worth a Listen.

Before ‘The Daily,’ five-day-a-week podcasts on current events were a rarity. Now ABC News, Vox, The Washington Post and other news organizations have gotten in on the game......»»

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‘Aquaman’ Is Already a Box Office Titan

The superhero movie took in $94 million in China, validating a risky distribution strategy. It arrives in the United States and Canada on Dec. 21......»»

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What These Medical Journals Don’t Reveal: Top Doctors’ Ties to Industry

Academic research publications rely on doctors to voluntarily disclose their payments from drug and health companies in a lax reporting system some say is broken......»»

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2019 Grammy Nominations: Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Women Lead the Way

Facing criticism for a lack of diversity, the Recording Academy shifted its show’s processes, giving a crop of young and less heralded artists a chance to shine......»»

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2019 Grammy Nominations: Kendrick Lamar Leads, and Women Dominate Major Categories

Facing criticism for a lack of diversity, the Recording Academy shifted its show’s processes, giving a crop of young and less heralded artists a chance to shine......»»

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Lean In’s Sheryl Sandberg Problem

The movement that Facebook’s chief operating officer started is trying to leave her, and her scandals, behind......»»

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At ‘60 Minutes,’ Independence Led to Trouble, Investigators Say

The show’s “physical, administrative and cultural separation” from the rest of CBS News permitted misconduct, according to a draft of a report for the CBS board......»»

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Golden Globes Briefing: ‘A Star Is Born’ and ‘Vice’ Lead the 2019 Golden Globes Nominations

“Vice” nabbed six nominations, while “A Star Is Born,” “Green Book” and “The Favourite” all received five. “Black Panther” was nominated for best drama......»»

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