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Movieline Gets New Life As Website Staffed By Ex-Defamer Writers

04/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The Internet has made it easy for a lot of young writers to make money by making enemies. Defamer, Dlisted.com and PerezHilton.com lambaste Hollywood; and Jossip and Gawker make fun of New York media.

Whenever it is time to leave those sites, though, the mocking writers often seem to have a change of heart as they try to change their jobs.

The editor and writers at Defamer, the Gawker Media site, have taken a similar turn. Last Monday, they moved over to work on the reopening of the Movieline Web site. (Defamer is being absorbed into Gawker.)

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