Esquire Fudges Facts

Saturday, May 19, 2001

Celebrity profiles are the stock and trade of most major magazines, and while these profiles are not hard news, the people who write them are still called reporters. In this month’s Esquire magazine, the cover story on rock star Michael Stipe contains both fact and fiction. Bob talks to Esquire Editor David Grainger about what happens when you take the journalism out of celebrity journalism.

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