Internecine spat

Nikki Finke, apparently a main generator of traffic to LA Weekly's website, seems a mite upset that today's issue credits David Poland's Movie City News with a million visitors a week. At Deadline Hollywood Daily she urges that the Weekly "try fact-checking" — but of course the fact-checking desk was eliminated last year in keeping with the New Times way.

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