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This is certainly a new low for the Chicago Sun-Times.
They’ve hired former Playboy Playmate of the Year Jenny McCarthy as a columnist and blogger. Talk about newspapers being desperate to increase circulation, the hiring of the babelicious but bimbotastic, unfunny, unwitty and unintelligent McCarthy is another nadir for print media in a major market.
This seems like a joke, Chicago’s very own blonde barbie having a weekly column at a major daily. But, McCarthy, the ex-girlfriend of Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher truly will have this platform all to herself. The state of journalism takes yet another blow.
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