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Pleasanton Weekly

Opinion - February 1, 2008

Talking Points

Proliferation of celebrity news is its own scandal

It was somewhat disappointing, but not surprising, that the death of actor Heath Ledger was covered on the front page of The New York Times last week.

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Gina Channell-Allen, a 20-year journalism veteran, is the president of the East Bay division of Embarcadero Publishing Company, president of the Pleasanton Weekly and publisher of the Danville Weekly. Send questions to gallen@pleasantonweekly.com.

Comments

Posted by reader, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 2, 2008 at 10:29 am

There are always letters on PW.com. I understand there are SIX
(6) letters in the PW this week....but ZERO online. WHY ?? Why
did you not put your 6 Letters under Opinion on PW.com. Stick them in...pleeeze


Posted by registered user, Emily Atwood, a resident of Pleasanton Weekly staff reporter
on Feb 2, 2008 at 11:29 am

Something must have gone wrong in the file transfer, because they were scheduled to go. It should be fixed on Monday.


Posted by Julie, a resident of Foothill High School
on Feb 3, 2008 at 3:03 pm

I am also looking for the LTEs.


Posted by registered user, Emily Atwood, a resident of Pleasanton Weekly staff reporter
on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:05 pm

I'm waiting on our IT staff at our flagship paper in Palo Alto to fix the glitch. For the time being, that week's letters can be found on our PDF version of the paper. Thanks for your patience.