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Entries from February 2007

News Media Gone Wild!

February 21st, 2007 · No Comments

Fortunately, Newsweek isn’t complicit in the making of characters like Britney. They just report the news, and don’t trade on salacious tales of celebrities. At least, that’s the line from Newsweek, which featured new best friends Paris Hilton and Britney Spears on a recent cover. The title of the story was “The Girls Gone Wild Effect: Out-of-control celebs and online sleaze fuel a new debate over kids and values.”

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Tags: Journalism Ethics · Magazines