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AP Names Entertainment/Lifestyle Editor

Lisa Tolin, a veteran of the Associated Press, has been named its East Coast Entertainment/Lifestyle Editor. Tolin has been with the AP since 2000, when she joined its National Desk as a researcher. According to a press release, she will now oversee a variety of coverage, including books, television, food, fashion, travel, online culture, parenting and homes and gardens.

Alicia Quarles, the AP’s Global Entertainment Editor, said of the move, ”Lisa brings a wealth of knowledge to this role. She is progressive, understands all formats and will help to improve further upon the high quality of our report.”

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Associated Press Switches All Video Content to HD

The Associated Press is rolling out what must undoubtedly be the first major HD entertainment news service. As part of what the news org says is a “multimillion-dollar upgrade,” the AP is switching its entire newsgathering, production and distribution systems to HD.

“Delivering AP Entertainment in HD is a major milestone in AP’s video business upgrade,” AP Global Entertainment Editor Alicia Quarles says in a release. “As the leading supplier of global entertainment news, we recognize the appetite in the entertainment industry for HD content – in today’s information-driven world, it is all about choice and getting the content you want, when, where and how you want it.”

Take that TMZ! Your scoops may be juicy but they’re sure not glossy!

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