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The Cricket’s Daily 3: Ai Weiwei’s protest gift
Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:
• The Chinese government refused to let dissident artist Ai Weiwei travel to Sweden, where he was invited to be on the jury of the Stockholm Film Festival — so Ai sent an empty chair to signal his to hold his place. [The Hollywood Reporter]
• CBS's commemoration of John F. Kennedy's death won't include former anchor Dan Rather, one of the few journalists still alive who covered the Dallas assassination. [AP, via Variety]
• Reclusive Hollywood blogger Nikki Finke and the website she founded, Deadline, have parted company after a long acrimonious split between Finke and financier Jay Penske. [USA Today]