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‘Media Hysteria For 13 Miles’: Paris Covered Like O.J.

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Best media summary we’ve seen of today’s Paris Hilton penitentiary developments:

Los Angeles had not seen anything quite like it since O.J. Simpson‘s slow-moving attempted flight from justice. Today it was the turn of Paris Hilton — and her journey back to justice — which was recorded in every inch of its 13 miles by a swarm of helicopter-born camera crews. …

News channels abandoned all coverage of the G8 summit, before reluctantly tearing themselves away from the live coverage of Hilton’s front door to report, briefly, that America’s top general had resigned. And now back to the “breaking news” on Paris Hilton, where an excited TV reporter was pointing out the expensive homes of nearby celebrities such as Rod Stewart and Britney Spears, adding: “Some of the houses date back to the 1920s!”

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