Celebrity gossip is a strange phenomenon. No matter how large our brains might be, we all fall into the trap. So why is it so effective? A recent study endeavoured to find out.
Recently, Australia’s media (including myself) was subject to a gag order to stop them from influencing an open case. Considering the wealth of information available to us, I believe an uninfluenced mind is an impossibility.
Sean Romero, an avid (ish) fan of Domestic Goddess, Nigella Lawson, questions her recent media treatment and the malicious nature of gossip more generally.