Media whittles the larger-than-life down to size

November 2003
Daily Variety;11/19/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 34, p2
Trade Publication
Discusses the preference of people to see famous celebrities committing mistakes. Public response to the return of radio personality Rush Limbaugh after a stint in rehabilitation for addiction to a prescription painkiller called Oxycontin; Action star Arnold Schwarzenegger's admission of and apology for past mistakes during his campaign for the gubernatorial race in California; Content of TV show "Entertainment Tonight".


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