I just appeared on RT TV, which did a segment investigating the good and mainly the bad of tabloid journalism in the wake of the Rupert Murdoch evidence-tampering mess over in the U.K.
Interviewer Anastasia Churkina asked me for some of the more memorable headlines I’ve seen in the tabs through the years.
Naturally, I cited the Post‘s 1982 classic, “Headless Body in Topless Bar.” That one was so brilliant my head nearly flew off when I read it.
As for the other all-time sicko favorite …
… Well, you’ll have to watch the clip.
How’s that for a tabloid journalists’s twisted manipulation skills at work?
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 18, 2011