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Reality TV Puts LA Tourism on Map

Who cares about Grauman's Chinese Theatre when you can shop near Paris Hilton?

(Newser) - Gone are the days when tourists came to Hollywood to gawk at the stars on the Walk of Fame. The new hot attractions are reality TV locales. And Los Angeles—hurting for visitors, with hotel occupancy rates down 14%—welcomes the attention: “It’s a new element that we... More »

Discovery Will Go Public

Educational channel's IPO will bring freer financial hand—and Wall Street scrutiny

(Newser) - Discovery Communications will go public, upping the media company’s ability to make deals while opening it to shareholder and Wall Street opinion. The “MythBusters” and “LA Ink” broadcaster will be able to spend more on new programming and acquire other businesses more readily. Analysts expect shares to... More »

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