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Music Journalist Recalls Celeb Interview Restriction

New York based music journalist and cultural critic Touré sat down with Mediabistro’s Donya Blaze for the latest in our ongoing series of “Media Beat” interviews.

In this special bonus clip, he explains that while publicists rarely try to declare an interview topic off-limits, this does sometimes creep into the process. As in when a certain musical artist interviewed by Touré followed up a flop single with the full CD release:

You can also view this video on YouTube. Touré, incidentally, owes his unusual name to a TIME magazine article read by his mom about former President of Guinea Sekou Touré.

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