“Feeding frenzy” takes on a whole new meaning with 7/24 news cycles. Witness the Eliot Spitzer scandal. This guy was buried in a New York minute. My favorite tabloid covers:
You can even write your own NY Post headline.
Google News search results for “Eliot Spitzer” for March 11: 16,199
Google-indexed blog posts referencing “Eliot Spitzer ” on March 11: 2,160
Best jokes, compiled here.
Even advertisers are getting into the act.
Nothing’s more tasty to media folk than a holier-than-thou public figure caught with his pants down. The Steamroller gets steamrolled.