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‘Anchorman 2′ To Focus On Shift From Hard News To Entertainment News

The plot of “Anchorman 2″ is still shrouded in secrecy, but the New York Post has a few tidbits at what might be in store when the film comes to theaters next year. First up is a musical element, and second is a plotline focusing on one of the most transformative parts of TV news in the last few decades, particularly on the morning shows:

“We are going to focus on and comment on the transition from what was kind of traditional news to where entertainment forces started melding in, and Ron’s going to be one of the catalysts of that,” he said.

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ESPN Commentator Jay Mariotti Arrested

Jay MariottiFanHouse.com columnist Jay Mariotti, who also appears regularly on ESPN’s “Around the Horn,” was arrested Saturday for suspicion of “felony domestic assault.”

The Los Angeles Times’ Andrew Blankstein and Garrett Therolf have the details:

LAPD sources said that Mariotti allegedly got into an argument with his girlfriend at a club in Santa Monica and that they were observed exchanging harsh words before leaving in a car. Mariotti became angry after he suspected his girlfriend of flirting with another man, police sources said.

The argument continued at the couple’s Venice-area apartment, where Mariotti allegedly pushed and shoved the woman. During the altercation, Mariotti grabbed her arm, leaving marks, the sources said.

Ed Sherman from Crain’s Chicago Business has more information from the ESPN angle of the story:

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