“It shouldn’t be a big deal,” Ginella Massa says of hosting CityNews in a traditional Muslim headscarf.
Canada suddenly has its first hijab-wearing news anchor on commercial television.

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Time For Truth: (Hollywood Reporter) – Meet Canada's First Hijab-Wearing TV News Anchor

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For some, it’s 13 going on $5 million for the Jewish rite of passage as industry families “outdo one another … and the Grammys and the Emmys.”

Bar mitzvahs in Hollywood aren’t just parties — they also can be auditions.

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Time For Truth: (Hollywood Reporter) – Hollywood's Battles For The Best Bar Mitzvah: $5m Budgets, Justin Bieber And Camels

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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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Hollywood star Mark Ruffalo accused US President Barack Obama of hypocrisy for allowing fracking and other fossil fuel extraction while presenting himself as a green president.

The Oscar-nominated “Spotlight” and “Avengers” actor spoke out at a rally in Los Angeles protesting against man-made climate change and, in particular, the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, the site of escalating protests in recent weeks.

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Time For Truth: (Yahoo News) – Hollywood star Ruffalo calls Obama 'immoral' at climate rally

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