The Press: What's News?

It was the kind of story that nightclub pressagents lie awake mornings trying to contrive, knowing that the tabloids will lap it up if it can be made to look like hot news. One morning last week, while other Manhattan papers were playing photographs of the Northwest's earthquake (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS) on their front pages, the New York Daily News coolly threw its quake pictures on the floor. It had exclusive, newsstand-shocking news of its own; on Page One, the Daily News slapped a full-page action shot of Stripteasers Georgia Sothern and Joann...

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