Pall of Fame

Morgan, Spencer
May 2006
New Republic;5/8/2006, Vol. 234 Issue 17, p38
The article discusses gossip pages in newspapers, specifically the alleged attempted extortion of billionaire Ron Burkle by "New York Post" "Page Six" freelancer Jared Paul Stern. Public reaction to Stern's unethical practices, which involved a cash trade to exclude unfavorable items about Burkle in the column, has shown that many people already believed gossip columnists are unethical.


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