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Are the Oscars news?

An interesting complaint from an unnamed caller about the topic that was occupying the central content module at the top of for much of this morning:

"Why are you giving this big space to the Oscars? It's just the movie industry patting itself on the back. It's PR, not news."

I have to say I'm with her completely on this one -- but I acknowledge readily that we're both out of step with the mainstream, too.

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