So THIS is how gossip columnists live so large
We all know about payola in the record industry, in the medical industry, and elsewhere. Why should journalism be any different? Still, as a journalist, I’d count this story about journalistic hush money (here’s another article) to be one of the most disgusting things I’ve seen in a while. If this turns out to be true, Jared Paul Stern makes Jayson Blair look like a saint.