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Washington journalism is like high school It has the same cool kids, mean girls, social rankings and the big prom—the White House Correspondents' Association's annual dinner But unlike what happens in high school, the insular behavior of the Washington media affects the whole nation.

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The once-mighty British television empire has fallen to the blitzkrieg of inane American tele-teens. At least that's the conclusion we're drawing from this Guardian report, which says shows such as "90210" and "Glee" are responsible for a 500 percent explosion in prom bookings at just one hotel chain.

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The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Thursday against Itawamba Agricultural High School in Fulton, Miss., after the school district decided to cancel this year's prom rather than let a lesbian student, Constance McMillen, don her choice of formal wear and take her girlfriend to the dance.

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