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Music Industry Execs Sees Vinyl Rise as More 'Fad' Than 'Explosion'
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Last year's 52 percent jump in vinyl sales has been fantastic for record stores — "and growing more important by the day," Carl Mello, senior buyer for New England music chain Newbury Comics tells Rolling Stone — but the record industry isn't quite …

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Dear Hollywood: Let's Stop Making Movies Like "Black or White"
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The movie is chock full of Black tropes and stereotypes; the overbearing matriarch who coddles and enables her son's inexcusable behavior, the “Angry Black Man” (Mackie) and the “Magical Negro” with Duvan (Mpho Koaho), who starts off as a math tutor …

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Rival movies break taboo on Burma's national hero
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RANGOON, Burma — Kyauk Khae, a barber making $10 a day, landed the starring role in a movie simply because he strongly resembles Burma's longtime hero of independence. "It's a big responsibility. I'm the first actor in our history to play Gen. Aung …

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A $4.5M Super Bowl ad-or all this on social media
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With a price that high, it's worth asking what that would fetch advertisers in another arena of ever-increasing importance—social media. A recent article in AdWeek reports that many brands are using premium digital advertising to complement or even …

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Deondre Francois causes social media stir with his college commitment status
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Bradenton IMG quarterback and current Florida State commit Deondre Francois caused quite a stir on social media Thursday afternoon, just six days before National Signing Day. A tweet from Francois' Twitter account saying, "I'm officially decommiting …

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'First!' The people battling for celebrity attention on social media
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In the quest to be first to Like, comment or respond to Dornan's online activity, and to bring news to Dornan's other fans via the Jamie Dornan Online fan site, Anthony is a social media monitoring machine. In France, Anthony's "co web," Laura, a 25 …

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Oxford teen to be charged with making terroristic threat on social media
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L. G. Owens said the threat was not specific to any particular school, but was made on the social media site Yik Yak, which allows users to create posts that can be shared within a 10 mile radius. The threat resulted in schools in more than one system …

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