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  1. Univision Chases Millennials (and an IPO) With Deal for The Onion

    5:00 am 1/28/2016

    At first glance, the broadcaster's minority stake (roughly $200 million) in the satirical news site reads as a spoof of legacy media's mad land grab to go digital. But it could be one of the ingredients needed for taking the company public.Read more

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  2. Working in Hollywood When You're Not White: Three Players Reveal All

    12:25 pm 1/27/2016

    "The system works to my disadvantage for no other reason than that I am a person of color." So says 'Dear White People' writer-director Justin Simien, who, along with veteran producer Stephanie Allain and 'Master of None' showrunner Alan Yang, let THR in on their heartfelt, sometimes funny dialogue (and why the word "minority" is "the worst word"). Read more

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  3. Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock Take the Stage Together Amid #OscarsSoWhite Controversy

    9:58 am 1/27/2016

    At Chappelle’s comedy show in Echo Park, the comedian brought Oscar host Rock up to the stage, where he joked that if he pulled out of the show, “They’d just get Jamie Foxx to do the job."Read more

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  4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Why Black People Are "Invisible" to Oscar Voters (Guest Column)

    8:55 am 1/27/2016

    The former NBA star invokes Ralph Ellison's 'Invisible Man' in his take on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy: "Institutionalized racism is so insidious because those practicing it don't realize it."Read more

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  5. #OscarsSoWhite: Academy Chiefs Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Drama That Led to Historic Change (Exclusive)

    5:55 pm 1/26/2016

    "It's not about political correctness," CEO Dawn Hudson, joined by president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, tells Janice Min as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' top brass sit for a lengthy, wide-ranging interview about Chris Rock, critics of the membership changes and how inclusion is essential for survival. Read more

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  6. Who Loses in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII's' Move to December 2017

    5:39 pm 1/26/2016

    "2017 will destroy all box-office records," says one analyst, but moving the biggest movie in the universe impacts everyone from Tom Cruise to Johnny Depp to Steven Spielberg.Read more

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  7. Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman "Fighting for His Life"

    5:06 pm 1/26/2016

    Dauman — whose pay has increased to $54 million as the media giant's stock price has gone down — controls the company's board but not a trust that will take over for Sumner Redstone as shareholders, Shari Redstone and Sumner's ex put him in a fight for his executive life. Read more

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  8. Rights Available! Two War-Themed Books Up for Grabs

    9:25 am 1/26/2016

    Ruta Septys' young-adult tome 'Salt to the Sea' and Chris Cleave's 'Everyone Brave Is Forgiven,' about an ill-fated love triangle in London during World War II, are both ripe for optioning.Read more

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  9. MIA: Hollywood's Power Women for Hillary

    6:21 pm 1/25/2016

    A look at donations by THR's Power 100 list (Dana Walden and Elizabeth Banks have given, while Oprah has not) reveals scant support for Clinton. Says one industry dealmaker, "We all want a woman to be president — some of us just wish it were someone else."Read more

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  10. 'Sicario' Producer Reveals Movie's Original Ending

    8:00 am 1/25/2016

    Basil Iwanyk, whose production company Thunder Road is celebrating its 10th anniversary, also opens up about why 'John Wick' defies a studio "formula."Read more

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