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How to Avoid Getting Blindsided in a Media interview

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Never go into a media interview without doing your homework. You should be clear about who the interviewer is and where he or she is coming from. Google the interviewer’s past materials and figure out what his likes and dislikes are. What’s her political bent? What’s his take on business, especially yours? Has she ever […]

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The cinematographer behind 'Creed' and 'The Visit' reveals her favorite scenes she shot in 2015

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Cinematographer Maryse Alberti has had a diverse career shooting everything from TV shows to documentaries and some memorable features like “Velvet Goldmine” and “The Wrestler.” In 2015 she had a busy year, as three of her movies — “The Visit,” “Freeheld,” and “Creed” — opened while also finding time to help out frequent collaborator Alex […]

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Actor Wayne Rogers, Trapper John on 'M.A.S.H.,' Dies at 82

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Wayne Rogers, whose Trapper John McIntyre alongside Alan Alda’s Hawkeye Pierce brought mischief, martinis and meatball surgery to the masses in the 1970s every week on “M.A.S.H.,” has died. The actor was surrounded by family when he died Thursday in Los Angeles of complications from pneumonia at age 82, his publicist and longtime friend Rona […]

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Forex Weekly Outlook January 4-8

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Canadian employment data, US Manufacturing and Non PMI, Trade Balance, FOMC Meeting Minutes, Employment data including ADP Non-Farm Employment Change, Unemployment Claims, Average Hourly Earnings, Non-Farm Employment Change and Unemployment Rate. These are the highlights opening 2016. Join us as we explore these market-movers. Last week U.S. consumer confidence edged up to 96.5 from 92.6 […]

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The best movies and TV shows coming to Amazon Prime, iTunes, Hulu, and more in January

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2016 will be filled with lots of streaming viewing options. Highlights include new releases like “Goosebumps” and “Black Mass;” titles that never get old like “Dazed and Confused,” and “Serpico;” as well as new seasons of TV shows like “Workaholics,” “New Girl,” “The Bachelor,” and the premiere of the final season of “American Idol.” All […]

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The 16 most powerful people in finance

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Business Insider recently released its list of the most powerful people in the world, and 10 of the top 50 included hedge fund managers, bank CEOs, and other magnates in the finance industry. To determine the ranking, we considered more than 100 of the most influential players in business, politics, and entertainment and evaluated their […]

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George Lucas Apologizes For Calling Disney 'White Slavers'

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Lucas has apologized for criticizing Disney’s handling of “Star Wars” and saying he had sold his characters to “white slavers” in a recent interview with Charlie Rose. In a statement issued Thursday, Lucas says he misspoke and used a “very inappropriate analogy.” It was not clear what the “Star Wars” […]