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Wednesday, January 14, 2004

What is the Hollywood Foreign Press Association?

"Though the group claims to represent the world media that connect Hollywood to its vast international audience, few of the world's most prominent publications are members. Correspondents for Le Monde, The Times of London and Yomiuri Shimbun are not members."
Lobbying for Golden Globes Is a Hollywood Ritual
"In recent years there have been attempts to lend greater legitimacy to the group. The association adopted a rule that movie stars could not sign autographs for members at the press conference; instead, the autographs would have to be requested by mail."