More Media Shows Up to Tanning Butler Auditions than Applicants
Why is the media so obsessed with the Ritz-Carlton on South Beach's tanning butler position? The Miami Herald showed up to cover the audtions for the hotel's next sunscreen slayer and were joined by CBS 4, NBC 6, the Associated Press, CNN and WLRN. All in all there were 14 members of the media there, but only three guys actually showed up to apply for the job.
" The National Enquirer . That was the first ever -- they broke the story," publicist Michelle Payer told the Herald , referring to the same tabloid that scooped everyone on the John Edward's sex scandal. Just more evidence that they deserve a Pulitzer .
What's the deal here? Is the economy that bad that any time any job opens the media sends out a dozen camera crews? Eh, probably not -- considering the media itself has shed so many jobs lately that it probably couldn't afford to.
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