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WB ups exex

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In a restructuring of affiliate relations, the WB television network has upped Hal Protter to senior VP, head of affiliate relations, and named Jenny Sanders manager of affiliate relations.

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Faxes leak Wolfe novel

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Rolling Stone brass was edgy on Thursday upon learning that copies of their much-hyped serialization of "A Man in Full," the forthcoming Tom Wolfe novel, had leaked out via fax all over Gotham.

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Navarrette dead at 56

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David G. Navarrette, a five-time Emmy Award-winning television cameraman, died June 6 in Los Angeles of throat cancer. He was 56. Navarrette started his career as a camera operator at local TV…

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Exec Shuffle

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TCI Communications, the cable system operations arm of Tele-Communications, has announced three exec promotions. Marvin Jones has been named president and CEO; Barbara Wood has been upped to exec VP…

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TenPercenteries

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Author/screenwriter Darryl Ponicsan (“Taps,” “Vision Quest,” “School Ties”) has signed with the William Morris Agency, where he will be represented by David Lubliner and Carl Waynberg. Ponicsan’s…

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World Briefs

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ITALY Examining business, technology and regulatory areas in the rapidly expanding European electronic retailing sector, the Electronic Retailing Assn. (ERA) will hold its 1998 European conference…

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