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Among other things this would help free them from the sneering contempt for new ideas which has become a leading trait of the big-shot media.
Not even a big-shot correspondent can escape the silly notions of pedestrians, either.
WHAT'S worse for the social and financial health of a city: Big-box stores or big-shot politicians?
Paul Giamatti, left, portrays a big-shot Hollywood producer accused of stealing a movie idea from a young kid (Frankie Muniz) in the comedy ``Big Fat Liar.
Heshimu Evans, Cameron Mills and Jamaal Magloire are playmakers and big-shot takers.