Roger Friedman Calls Out Tina Brown, Diane Dimond

For the briefest time Sunday morning, some alleged “news” published by UK’s Sunday Mirror newspaper about the late Michael Jackson was above The Drudge Report fold. But the multiple featured links quickly disappeared from Drudge, perhaps because the site’s Showbiz 411 pal Roger Friedman may have alerted that there was no substance to the sensational allegations.

This afternoon, Friedman is zeroing in on The Daily Beast article “The Story Behind The Latest Michael Jackson Bombshell:”

We’re wondering if Friedman actually read Dimond’s piece. Although she is a little more generous in her evaluation than British journalist Charles Freeman was on Sunday, she is in no way endorsing the Mirror broadside. Among other things, Dimond accurately points out that these sordid allegations have nothing to do with any FBI files. Read her Daily Beast piece here.

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