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Variety Hires Newsweek/Daily Beasts's Setoodeh as New York Film Editor

Claudia Eller, Variety editor-in-chief, film, has made a big hire: Newsweek/Daily Beast journalist Ramin Setoodeh as New York film editor. According to Variety, which is trying to catch up with tech-savvy rival trades The Hollywood Reporter and its new owner Jay Penske's own Deadline, Setoodeh will cover the movie business and media not only as a reporter but via videos and webcasts.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • September 9, 2013 11:31 AM
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Fincher, Soderbergh, Tatum Talk the Rooney Mara Mystique in Newsweek Profile

Newsweek's profile of actress Rooney Mara looks at the Girl with the Cool-As-Ice Demeanor, and what makes her so alluring to some of Hollywood's biggest directors. After being nominated for an Oscar in 2011 for David Fincher's "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 4, 2013 12:50 PM
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Lincoln Could Win the Election: He Covers Time, Newsweek and Poll Shows 67% of Americans Want Him Back in Office

Abraham Lincoln is most certainly the past president of the moment. He's the subject of Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" (November 9), he's on the covers of both Time (October 25) and Newsweek (October 18), and a new poll conducted by the History Channel found Honest Abe to be the commander in chief 67% of Americans would want to see back in office.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 25, 2012 2:39 PM
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