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The J Spotter

Personal insights from the J Spot author J. Angelo Racoma
( this site has moved to http://jangelo.racoma.net )

The J Spotter » The New Cinderellas

The New Cinderellas

(from www.pcij.org)

The popular star-search shows on television promise instant — but only too fleeting — stardom, even as they rake in millions for the networks.

by Jose Javier Reyes

FALL IN line and be a star! Buying a lotto ticket is no longer the most popular way to turn dreams into instant reality. All one has to do is to audition for the latest talent search, which has itself become the latest national preoccupation. With the competition getting tougher by the minute, the search for the precious jewels to bring more brilliance to the crown of studios and networks has turned into a sub-industry that now has Filipinos in thrall.

Click here to read more (from the PCIJ website)
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