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Buzzword of the Week: Tent Pole

In the testosterone-laden enclaves of America's business class, buzzwords tend to be a bit manly. Perhaps the best example is "tent pole," a term that refers to a company's most promising, prominent or profitable product -- except when it refers to its biggest problem.

The New 'Hollywood Reporter' Is Doomed

The Hollywood Reporter needs a new strategy, but the one it has chosen -- replacing its daily print edition with a glossy weekly magazine aimed at consumers and luxury advertisers -- may be worse than preserving the status quo.