Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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Leaving the movie beat: A curious memoir

After reading this, I thought to myself: 'This Weinraub fellow is quite the naive guy in some ways. And he's covering Hollywood?!?!' :) Read the excerpt from this NYT story and see what I mean: I CAME to Hollywood in 1991 thinking I knew quite a lot about the world and its ways. As a […]

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Qatar looking to unload al-Jazeera

If you're looking to buy a popular but unprofitable Arab TV satellite news network that comes complete with powerful enemies such as the U.S. government, contact the Emir of Qatar. Here's some excerpts from the NYT story: The tiny state of Qatar is a crucial American ally in the Persian Gulf, where it provides a […]

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