The Runaway Runaway Bride Story

Howard Kurtz’s regular weekly chat today has several good exchanges about the crazy coverage afforded the Runaway Bride in Atlanta over the weekend, including this Moment of Truth:

Question: … Once it was discovered that she was a runaway, why didn’t the networks drop the story? To me, I would have been embarrassed to keep following a non-story.

Howard Kurtz: That’s why you’re not a highly paid network producer.

On the up side, she’ll probably turn up at next year’s correspondents’ dinner courtesy of People Magazine.