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Tom Cruise lands a new gig

Nov 2, 2006
After being publicly dumped by Paramount Pictures, Tom Cruise is breathing life back into MGM's storied United Artists studio. Lisa Napoli has details on the deal that's got Hollywood buzzing.
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MySpace comes clean

Oct 31, 2006
The social networking site has announced it's licensed new technology that will ban users from uploading copyrighted material onto the site. Alisa Roth reports.
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Ringtone royalties

Oct 30, 2006
There's a whole lot of money rolling in from cell phone ringtones and other digital downloads — but music companies might be taking more than their share of the royalties. Lisa Napoli reports.
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Don't vote for 'Death of a President'

Oct 25, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich takes issue with the fictionalized account of the assassination of President Bush in the film opening this weekend. He says theatergoers should send a message to movie houses — by staying home.
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Happy birthday iPod

Oct 23, 2006
Apple's iPod is turning five. Will the next five years be a similar rocket ride for the ubiquitous music player? Janet Babin takes a look.
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Big beer pimpin' Jay-Z

Oct 20, 2006
Brewer Anheuser-Busch has tapped rapper Jay-Z to help market its new Bud Select brand beer. And he's going to be involved as more than just a celebrity frontman, Jeff Tyler reports.
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Feathers flying at NBC

Oct 19, 2006
NBC Universal will cut 700 jobs and slash around $750 million in operating expenses before the end of next year. Sluggish ad sales and viewership are to blame, Amy Scott reports.
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Race sells . . . doesn't it?

Oct 19, 2006
CBS's hit show "Survivor" began this season with teams split by race. The division didn't last long once the controversy spooked advertisers — and Youth Radio's Jordon Monroe says that's a shame.
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Online gamers, don't skip Econ 101

Oct 19, 2006
You might think being good at Internet video games is all about slaying monsters with the click of a mouse. But as David Martin Davies reports, knowing a little economics also comes in handy.
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Big changes at NBC

Oct 19, 2006
NBC announced today it will slash 700 jobs and $750 million in expenses as it puts less money into news and prime time programming and more into new media. Dan Grech reports on the network's restructuring plan.
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