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(THR, Aug. 19)

Turning around ratings and ad momentum at key networks and boosting Paramount's financials are among the items on the to-do list, along with decisions on whether to sell a stake in the studio and recombine with CBS, as some suggest.

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(The Daily Beast, Aug. 19)

Teachers, IATSE stagehands, and countless others are helping the state recover when it almost seems like no one else will.

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(Variety, Aug. 19)

Over the past few months, Facebook has managed to surpass the domestic ad revenue of Comcast, CBS Corp., Disney, and 21st Century Fox.

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(Variety, Aug. 17)

The study, released Wednesday, found that 81% — or 619 of 863 — of all first-time episodic directors were male during a seven-year span.

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(NY Times, Aug. 17)

Unions are strong, and bring benefits that cocktail servers and hotel workers in other states can only dream of.

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(LA Times, Aug. 16)

Just as animation is becoming an increasingly lucrative medium, animators say their working conditions are worsening.

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(NY Times, Aug. 15)

A series of articles outlining potential measures that could bring about wage equality in the workplace.

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(Las Vegas Review-Journal, Aug. 13)

The effort will deploy thousands of canvassers and result in hundreds of thousands of voter contacts.

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(Honolulu Civil Beat, Aug. 12)

The deal with the United Public Workers guarantees its members can continue to work under their current collective-bargaining agreement.

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(NY Times, Aug. 11)

In a full-throttled rejection of Donald J. Trump’s economic policies, Hillary Clinton on Thursday accused him of feigning a connection to the working man, while advocating policies that would “work for him and his friends, at the expense of everyone else.”

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(NY Times, Aug. 11)

Mr. Trump, as a prominent and active developer, can take advantage of some of the most generous tax breaks in the federal tax code to reduce his reported income to near zero, or even report a loss.

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(THR, Aug. 10)

HBO's Richard Plepler, Ted Sarandos, A+E's Nancy Dubuc, AMC's Josh Sapan and NBCUniversal's Bonnie Hammer debate the industry's 'Game of Thrones'-style fight for viewers, dwindling ratings, monetization, and innovation.

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(Variety, Aug. 10)

As programming costs continue to bulge, big players have been forced to rethink the core building block of pay TV: the bundle.

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(Washington Post, Aug. 9)

The blue-collar voters Trump is courting so ardently may well start to notice that while he warms their hearts with his tough rhetoric on trade, he has other interests in mind when it comes to handing out money.

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(LA Daily News, Aug. 6)

After decades of film and TV production fleeing to more generous jurisdictions, local unions report capacity employment and vendors are back in thriving business.

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