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Movie Critics Disappearing from Newsrooms

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Movie Critics Disappearing from Newsrooms

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Movie Critics Disappearing from Newsrooms

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Across the country, big-city TV and movie critics have been seen as signature players — the kind of visible brands that attract readers to newspapers. But they're disappearing in cities like Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Tampa and even New York.

One reason: There is so much criticism available online that readers don't need to rely on the Hometown Gazette. David Folkenflik reports that the nature of TV and movie criticism may be changing as a result.

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