Many actors think there ought to be a law against posting their ages online, and California this year obliged critics of ageism in Hollywood by passing a law targeting a leading movie and television information website.

The law has been challenged in a lawsuit by the company IMDb, which is owned by Amazon.com Inc and operates a repository of information on the film and television industry.

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Time For Truth: (Reuters) – Revealing an actor's age is illegal? IMDb website sues California

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As AT&T and Time Warner Inc. came closer to announcing an $80-billion merger on Saturday, questions were already emerging over whether the union would create an entertainment colossus with too much power.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Saturday that his administration would block such a massive merger between AT&T and Time Warner Inc. if he is elected president.

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Time For Truth: (LA Times) – AT&T-Time Warner deal would create the nation's largest entertainment company and is already raising antitrust concerns

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This election has sparked some heated exchanges between family, friends and co-workers — and now between Fox News hosts.

Conservative pundit Sean Hannity leveled what he might consider the worst insult imaginable at anchor Megyn Kelly in a tweet Wednesday night, saying she “clearly” supports Hillary Clinton.

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Time For Truth: (USA Today) – Fox fight: Sean Hannity calls Megyn Kelly a Clinton supporter

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The rise of Chinese investment in Hollywood is raising alarms in Congress, which could complicate studios’ ambitions to strengthen ties to the Middle Kingdom.

The latest salvo came in a letter from 16 members of Congress last week, which called for closer scrutiny of Chinese investment in the U.S. entertainment and media sectors. The letter cited the Dalian Wanda Group’s acquisitions of Legendary Entertainment, AMC and Carmike Cinemas, and warned of “growing concerns” of Chinese efforts to exert “propaganda controls on American media.”

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Time For Truth: (Variety) – Lawmakers Raise Questions About Chinese Investment in Hollywood

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Robots dominated New York Fashion Week, but not all of them behaved themselves.

Michael Kors used the Double robot camera for its installation at Refinery29’s 29 Rooms event held to coincide with NYFW in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn. The luxury designer re-created a digital street at 29 Rooms complete with shops and flowers and the robot camera—controlled by an individual user’s iPad— was at the center of the action. The robot camera was designed to follow people entering the Michael Kors installation.

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