Kim Jong-Il elected head of PGA

In the category of leads that aren’t as interesting when you get to the second sentence, The Hollywood Reporter today brings us the following:

Marshall Herskovitz has been elected president of the Producers Guild of America, succeeding two-term president Kathleen Kennedy, it was announced Monday. Herskovitz ran unopposed in the election…

Not exactly a shocking election outcome then, is it? Kind of like covering the victory of Kim Jong-Il or Saddam Hussein at the polls. While Variety still covers this barely-news as news, it doesn’t pretend that anybody won a non-existent election:

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The 3,000-member org announced Monday it has tapped Marshall Herskovitz to succeed Kathleen Kennedy as president after four years as VP.