Saturday, August 18, 2007

Weekly World News

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/18/us/18beliefs.html?ref=us

New York Times
18 August 2007

In Praise of Scoops on Heaven, Hell and, Yes, God

By PETER STEINFELS

The next time laments are heard and verdicts rendered about the media’s lack of attention to religion, will someone please remember Weekly World News? [...]

http://www.salon.com/mwt/feature/2007/08/25/weekly_world_news/

Salon.com
25 Aug 2007

Farewell, Bat Boy

For three years, I "reported" on Elvis and aliens for the Weekly World News. Now it's published its last issue. The checkout aisle -- and my career -- will never be the same.

By Stan Sinberg

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1653638,00.html

Time magazine
16 Aug 2007

Requiem for Bat Boy

By JOEL STEIN

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-miller8aug08,1,5015566.story

Los Angeles Times
8 Aug 2007

Weekly World News meets God!

A WWN writer on the death of the tabloid that made check-out aisles interesting.

By Mark Miller

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/06/AR2007080601293.html?hpid=sec-artsliving

Washington Post
7 August 2007

All the News That Seemed Unfit to Print

By Peter Carlson
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, August 7, 2007; Page C01

Somewhere in Kalamazoo, Elvis weeps: The Weekly World News is folding. [...]