Leaked victory irks L.A. scribes

Littleton, Cynthia
February 2009
Daily Variety;2/10/2009, Vol. 302 Issue 28, p5
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The article reports the incident during the Writers Guild Awards (WGA) ceremony in Los Angeles, California. It states that journalists got irked when the news broke that screenwriter Simon Beaufoy won the adapted screenplay award for "Slumdog Millionaire" in New York even before the revelation of the category was made at the Century Plaza Hotel. The news was sent to the journalists in California through electronic mails and text messages.


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