Thursday, March 10, 2005


The softest leather gloves have been put on at Fox again for their preview of today's testimony in Grand Case Jackson, with Roger Friedman taking a pre-emptive column to try and limit the damage that a solid day of testimony will do to their tame celebrity's image by warning:

the icky allegations will come off as fact for one news cycle.

Friedman also pokes about in the financial mess of Jackson's life - sympathetically, of course; there's the possibility of a global exclusive here, don't forget. He predicts that the royalties that aren't coming at the moment will start to flow again at some point in the future. But doesn't that depend, Roger, on what the jury decides?