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How Movie Ratings Are Changing

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 06.16.2013 | Entertainment

LAS VEGAS — The Motion Picture Association of America announced changes to its movie rating system Tuesday, saying it wants to help parents make...

The Politics of Entertainment

Lindsay Caldwell | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment
Lindsay Caldwell

Politics and entertainment may not be so far removed from each other. Politicians and filmmakers are two separate divisions, yet both share the ability to ignite change, or shift the patterns of traditional thinking.

Key Anti-Piracy Bill Backer: SOPA Is 'Dead'

Bloomberg | Eric Engleman | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Hollywood-backed legislation to fight online piracy, shelved this year after an Internet protest led by Google Inc. (GOOG) and Wikipedia, is "dead," s...

The MPAA Dinosaur and the SOPA Debacle

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment
Hoyt Hilsman

Instead of trying to shut down popular websites and punish their opponents -- and their own customers -- Hollywood should take an entirely different approach to the digital revolution.

PIPA And SOPA Were Stopped, But the Web Hasn't Won

Art Brodsky | Posted 03.26.2012 | Technology
Art Brodsky

Web community, bask briefly in your glory. Then get back to work, because the next industry-sponsored bill to curb technology will be here before you know it, and they might be smarter next time about how they pursue it.

Moses, Media Piracy and the MPAA

Marty Kaplan | Posted 06.03.2011 | Media
Marty Kaplan

Not only is there no evidence that anti-piracy education programs build a stronger "culture of intellectual property." There's also little evidence that enforcement works -- splashy raids haven't reduced piracy.

Hollywood Follows Wall Street?

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Grenell

Sending Chris Dodd to Washington means Hollywood is looking to replicate Wall Street's behavior of the last decade. Dodd gave us the multi-billion dollar bailouts and failures at the taxpayers' expense.

Chris Dodd Named Head Of MPAA

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

WASHINGTON — Former Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut is taking over as head of the Motion Picture Association of America. The group on Tuesday name...