The Press: Where Is the Tra-La-Lo?

France Dimanche is Paris' liveliest and yellowest weekly (in a field of 270). And it has one of the hottest-tempered editors —by name Max Corre. A reader once tried to see Editor Corre when he was too busy to be seen. When the caller just stood there, the editor screamed, "Go away!" then knocked him cold. Staffers dragged the limp form to an elevator; Editor Max Corre shrugged, muttered, and went on with his work.

His France Dimanche is equally violent. Every week it hits 565,000 Frenchmen in the eyes with Corre's "American-style journalism."...

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