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Golden Globes No Golden Goose This Year

On Sunday night, the Golden Globes become the biggest, high-profile casualty of the ongoing Hollywood writers' strike. The glitzy red carpet awards show, planned for Sunday primetime on NBC, is now reduced to a televised news conference with no hoopla.

The cost to Los Angeles' economy in lost business from the cancelled ceremonies and after-parties is estimated at $80 million.

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Karen Grigsby Bates is the Senior Correspondent for Code Switch, a podcast that reports on race and ethnicity. A veteran NPR reporter, Bates covered race for the network for several years before becoming a founding member of the Code Switch team. She is especially interested in stories about the hidden history of race in America—and in the intersection of race and culture. She oversees much of Code Switch's coverage of books by and about people of color, as well as issues of race in the publishing industry. Bates is the co-author of a best-selling etiquette book (Basic Black: Home Training for Modern Times) and two mystery novels; she is also a contributor to several anthologies of essays. She lives in Los Angeles and reports from NPR West.