Editing out the name of someone in the news almost daily will be a difficult job. But seeing a mention of Paris Hilton in an Associated Press story will be a rarity from now on.
It would be a collector's item, perhaps worthy of listing on eBay.
Editor & Publisher reports that in a memo obtained by the New York Observer, AP entertainment editor Jesse Washington informed staffers that, barring any major events, the wire service would not run any mention of Paris Hilton.
Grumpy Editor figures her PR people will now be wearing black arm bands in protest.