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Published Jun 5th 2007, 1:33am by Jody DeVere in Pressroom Articles
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Paris Hilton Mania! Is the media coverage Glorifying Drunk Driving?

By Catherine Morgan, 1:23 pm, Mon 4 Jun 2007

I wasn't even going to write on this today, I think the whole "Paris Hilton" thing is so over dramatized and I'm really just sick of hearing about her. With that said...Even more than the excessive over-coverage of this story, I am appalled by the lack of (really NO) coverage of the problem of drunk driving in this country.
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Furthermore, it actually seems to me that the media is "glamorizing" the issue with their coverage of Paris Hilton and other celebrities.

Drunk driving is a serious problem, and it appears to be getting worse. By glorifying Paris Hilton and other celebrities, we are sending the wrong message to our young drivers who "idealize" these celebrities.

If you are a BlogHer blogging on the issue of drunk driving, please add your link to the comments of this post. Doing a quick surf of the blogrolls I found this post from

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