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Slate's Press Box: The Katie-Cruise Tabloid Crackup

Actor Tom Cruise's rushed engagement to actor Katie Holmes has flummoxed tabloid editors who usually count on a long lead time to such big events. Alex Chadwick talks to Slate media critic Jack Shafer about celebrities and their love-hate relationship with the tabloid press.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
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