Nikki Finke Leaving Deadline To Start New Site

Nikki Finke says she is set to leave the website she founded and start over again at, announcing it on Twitter on Thursday. “I am building out and will unveil it right after the new year,” she tweeted. “Can’t wait to report the real truth about Hollywood.”

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Nikki Finke Seeks to Break From Penske

Following Jay Penske’s purchase of competitor Variety, the founder of wants to buy back control of the website or start a new one. “Jay Penske shared my vision of what Deadline could be, [but] now circumstances have changed with the addition of Variety and the issue is whether this shared vision is still intact,” Finke says. “One of the most noble things Jay Penske could ever do would be to give me back Deadline.”


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