The city tabloids and the fate of Greg Kelly, morning anchor accused of rape
by Joe Pompeo | Capital New York

In sensational cases like this, the tabloids have their bread and butter (or is it meat and potatoes?). There is clear conflict, two sides; the trick is not to be forced to play the mealy-mouthed referee, constantly shifting focus from one side or the other and losing focus for your own front page. For a big celebrity scandal like this, it is necessary to take sides as early as possible.

The city tabloids and the fate of Greg Kelly, morning anchor accused of rape

by Joe Pompeo | Capital New York

In sensational cases like this, the tabloids have their bread and butter (or is it meat and potatoes?). There is clear conflict, two sides; the trick is not to be forced to play the mealy-mouthed referee, constantly shifting focus from one side or the other and losing focus for your own front page. For a big celebrity scandal like this, it is necessary to take sides as early as possible.