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Slate's Press Box: The Katie-Cruise Tabloid Crackup

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Slate's Press Box: The Katie-Cruise Tabloid Crackup

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Slate's Press Box: The Katie-Cruise Tabloid Crackup

Slate's Press Box: The Katie-Cruise Tabloid Crackup

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Actor Tom Cruise's rushed engagement to actor Katie Holmes has flummoxed tabloid editors who usually count on a long lead time to such big events. Alex Chadwick talks to Slate media critic Jack Shafer about celebrities and their love-hate relationship with the tabloid press.