Society slattern censored

March 1, 2007

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No Paris Zone

9:10 AM -- According to the New York Observer, the Associated Press has, once again, borrowed a page from Light Reading's editorial guide:

  • On Feb. 13, the Associated Press declared its plans to boldly go where few wire services would dare to go in this day and age: the no–Paris Hilton zone.

    “Next week,” entertainment editor Jesse Washington wrote in an e-mail memo obtained by The Transom, “the print team is planning an unconventional experiment: We are NOT going to cover Paris Hilton.

    “Barring any major, major news, we are not going to put a single word about Paris on the wire,” the memo continued...

Britney? You're on notice.

— Larry, Attack Monkey, Light Reading

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