JonBenet Ramsey's death was tragic and the circumstances around it remain ominous, but it is a cold case from 17 years ago. Murdered and missing children are, unfortunately, not a novelty in this county.
I feel a litte bit dirty even reporting on the report cards but if I can save one person from buying the magazine and thus make Star $3.99 less than they would have made otherwise, I've done a good thing.
In 1981, Bernie Shaw stood up to his bosses and the opposition networks and kept Jim Brady alive. He was right, the rest of us were wrong and he saved our "unique" credibility. It's too bad there no was no Bernie Shaw at CNN or Fox yesterday.
So when the Enquirer painstakingly chronicles that an allegedly drug-addled Culkin "was clutching his stomach, made a face, and then spit up, not once, but twice" -- how can this type of excessive media exposure possibly help Culkin deal with his problems?
This is not a desire to seek the truth: Since Dominique Strauss-Kahn is no longer a candidate for anything, nor the director of any organization whatsoever, this feigned "enlightening" of the "citizens" adds to the violence of this action an alibi of utterly pathetic hypocrisy.
I hear Hollywood tends to be liberal. But from what I gather from its messages, it couldn't care less about its main audience: the middle and lower classes. As far as I'm concerned, it is just as bad as Mr. Trump and his birther banter.
Murdoch's name is now synonymous with a perversion of the journalistic ideal, an incarnation of the profession obsessed with information at any cost and unfettered by the constraints of law, propriety and a commitment to discovering the truth legitimately.
You don't have to be rich or famous to be a phone hacking victim. Unethical journalism aside, it can also happen to someone involved in a messy divorce, a civil suit or as corporate espionage. Here's what you can do about it.
Sure, pols cravenly kowtowed to the tabloid press, particularly the Murdoch papers. But what gave those papers such power? Well, vast numbers of Brits went out every day and picked up copies of The Sun or the Daily Mail or the Telegraph.
Tabloid tells the true story of Joyce McKinney, a former small town beauty queen with an IQ of 168 whose obsessive love for a Mormon missionary caused a tabloid scandal that took Britain by storm in late 1977 and '78.
Stars, politicians, fighting hard battles, they're just like us and the people we love, fighting hard battles too. They will do things we hope our children, our husbands, our parents, we ourselves, would never do.