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Please, please, make it stop. No more Britney Spears appeared naked, drugged and delusional at her court appearance today stories. Pretty please?

The Associated Press is bolstering its entertainment news coverage — and for many readers and viewers, Britney Spears is nothing if not entertaining.

An internal memorandum from The A.P.’s Los Angeles bureau dictating coverage of the troubled pop star was published by several media blogs on Tuesday, prompting some punch lines at the news service’s expense.

“Now and for the foreseeable future, virtually everything involving Britney is a big deal,” Frank Baker, the Los Angeles assistant bureau chief, wrote on Tuesday morning, three days after Ms. Spears was released from the hospital where she had been admitted in the wake of a custody dispute

[From A.P. Says It Wants to Know Everything About Britney Spears - New York Times]

No wonder our national media has fading credibility. I'd rather read about Corri Fetman than of the Sisterhood of Sleaze.

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