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Kare Anderson | Posted 07.26.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

For some of us asking is hard, but giving feels natural. Yet a healthy relationship, over time, is where both feel strengthened by the mutual support they experience together.

The Wrap Relaunches

Posted 11.03.2013 | Media

Hollywood industry site TheWrap has a sleek new look for fall. Editor-in-chief Sharon Waxman introduced 'TheWrap 3.0' to readers in a post early Tues...

Hollywood: Killing Originality Daily

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This was originally going to be a piece about how wrong it was for Will Smith to remake The Wild Bunch. But that metastasized into an idea about remak...

PARTY ON: The Best Emmy Party Guide For The Weekend

The Wrap | Posted 11.15.2011 | Los Angeles

A group of Emmy nominated actors -- Elisabeth Moss, Julie Bowen, Melissa McCarthy, Ty Burrell and Walton Goggins -- buddied up to host an awards week...

Curtains for 3D, Comic-Con?

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.17.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Talk about mixed signals. First the New York Times runs a story about how the studios are losing faith in 3D as a money-maker. Which is good news -- ...

Katie Holmes Suing Publisher For $50 Million | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Katie Holmes is expected to file a libel lawsuit in federal court on Tuesday seeking $50 million in damages from American Media Inc., owner of Star ma...

Finke Hits Waxman With 'Cease And Desist' Letter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles and its parent company MMC is embarking on an intensified legal campaign to protect its original content. I began Deadline Hollywood Dai...

Publishers Can Take Warning from Broadway's Collected Stories

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Margulies has written two plays that act out the "what if" scenarios that publishers should seriously be thinking about.

Finke Vs. Waxman: The Battle Rages On

The Huffington Post | Billy Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It had been a while since the last flare-up in the never-ending war of words between Hollywood columnists and arch-nemeses Nikki Finke and Sharon Waxm...

Sound and Fury: Here's What Sharon Waxman Really Wants

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Sharon Waxman's claims are so exaggerated, and big lie-like, that, in my suspicion of anyone shouting about ethics in a crowded theater, it suddenly occurred to me to run a quick ethical search on her.

The Wrap Sends Newser Cease & Desist

The Wrap | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So, we weren't joking. Counsel for TheWrap sent a cease and desist letter today to Patrick Spain, the CEO of Newser....

The New News: I Can Say Anything You Can Say Shorter

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Let me say it again: News used to be a scarce commodity; but then the Internet turned it into a vast surplus, too great for anybody to consume in what...

Sharon Waxman vs. Michael Wolff: Newser Steals Wrap Content!

The Wrap | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In our 14 months of our operation,, with an audience of about 3 million unique viewers per month, has sent us precisely 1,600 users. But it...

Hollywood's Power Shift: Fewer, More Dominant Players

The Wrap | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Hollywood appears to be on the cusp of a new chapter, in which a smaller group of major entertainment companies, fortified by bigger libraries and dee...

Comcast Said to be Weighing NBC Bid; Denies Report of $35 Billion Deal

Sam Gustin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sam Gustin

Comcast is in talks to buy NBC Universal, the entertainment giant, from General Electric (GE) in a blockbuster deal that -- if true -- would reverberate throughout the media world.

Hollywood Reporter Throwdown! Industry Watchers Trash Each Other

The New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Along come the blogs, and now they share that agenda with us," said Neil Stiles, the publisher of the Variety Group. "There's no question about that....

New Generation Of Bloggers Fight For Hollywood Supremacy

Financial Times | Matthew Garraha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With one day to go before the Oscars, some tense races are nearing the home stretch. Will the best-picture winner be the favourite Slumdog Millionaire...

Sharon Waxman's The Wrap Launches

The Wrap | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Welcome to TheWrap. A year ago I left The New York Times with a sinking feeling about what was happening to professional journalism. Today we launc...

Sharon Waxman, Former NYT Hollywood Correspondent, Plans Hollywood Must-Read Site "The Wrap"

MarketWatch | Jon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sharon Waxman, the former New York Times' Hollywood correspondent, is planning to launch a Web site dealing with all aspects of the entertainment scen...