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Daily Mail Goes Nuts For Paris Hilton

by | 15th, November 2007

paris-hilton-iraq.jpgTHAT Paris Hilton is pointless and not worthy of comment is something the Mail is keen to convey to its readers.

The paper says Time magazine is considering using Hilton to illustrate Pointless Celebrity in its Phenomenon of 2007 feature.

But before that, the paper brings news from the newswires that Mail readers looking elsewhere would surely have missed, distracted by the story of a red squirrel in Ullswater that can swim (Says Frank Marshall, an eyewitness: “No one believes me when I tell them what happened. I’m just glad I had my camera with me”).

To the breaking story: “In a Nov 13 story The Associated Press incorrectly reported that Paris Hilton was praised by conservationists for highlighting the problem of binge-drinking elephants in north-eastern India.

“Lori Berk, a publicist for Hilton, said he never made any comment about helping drunken elephants in India.”

This is the celebrity denial at work. It is a mainstay of the red-top press. But not the Mail, which frowns upon such things…

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