Page Six, Staple of Gossip, Reports on Its Own Tale – James Barron and Campbell Robertson

From The New York Times:

Page Six, The New York Post’s free-swinging showcase for gossip about canoodling celebrities and cheating spouses, ran a tell-all item yesterday about a subject it does not usually cover in eye-popping detail: itself.

And it had some pretty juicy details: the editor of the paper patronized a strip club, and the longtime author of the column, Richard Johnson, once took a $1,000 cash gift. And that was not all. The item also raised anew long-heard allegations that , The Post’s owner, had directed the Page Six writers to avoid items that could be seen as critical of China, where he was trying to do business. [Full Text]

May 19, 2007, 12:00 PM
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Categories: China & the World