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January 30, 2008

Detroit Free Press Tries Life Without A Movie Critic

Longtime critic Terry Lawson took a buyout over the Holidays, and the newspaper isn't replacing him. Defamer has the news:

By our research, all of the other Top 20 newspapers in the United States have at least one major, well-known critic (yes, even the Arizona Republic). However, The Freep's move clearly signals that there's a changing tide in the amount of importance (and budget dollars) local newspapers allocate to coverage of the movie business. The Freep appears to be content to run wire reviews for new releases...

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