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Missing The SS Joke With Page Six

For whatever reasons, Page Six decides to take a swipe at Steven Soderbergh

5 Responses to “Missing The SS Joke With Page Six”

  1. Wrecktum says:

    That’s a LOT of research and copy to refute a Page Six story. Isn’t Page Six only a gossip column??

  2. David Poland says:

    It took me 30 minutes…. which is one of the reasons I have no tolerance of unresearched stories.
    And when something like this comes up in Page Six, commenting on a trade story, the effort s to make an impact. So I take it seriously.

  3. KamikazeCamelV2.0 says:

    That was… really good! It was interesting, indeed.

  4. sky_capitan says:

    The New York Post could always hire a 10year old intern who knows how to use google to fact-check their stories. Or outsource the fact-checking to India.
    I’d talk to Lachlan about it, but he quit and went back home to Australia (you know kids like Lachlan, they get tired of playing with even the most expensive toys their given after awhile).
    But hey, facts getting in the way of a good story don’t reflect on Newscorp being ‘fair and balanced.’ No, wait, it does.

  5. joefitz84 says:

    Oh Page Six. Makes reading the paper worthwhile. For the laughs.

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