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September 19, 2011

Emmys: Fox edits out Alec Baldwin’s reference to Phone Hacking by parent company News Corporation.

Censorship or Sensitivity?

On the positive side, a weak excuse to post a hunky old photo of Baldwin for his fans. (Of course, I’ll receive zero complaints re objectification on this one—he’s a man, subject to our 80% female readership’s double-standards when it comes to sexy photos).

NY Times has the story:

Alec Baldwin, a star of the NBC comedy “30 Rock,” had taped an opening skit for the show days in advance, and in it he had referenced the phone hacking scandal that has embroiled the News Corporation in Britain. When Fox decided to edit out the reference over the weekend, Mr. Baldwin asked that his appearance be cut altogether…

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