"The lawsuit by former book publisher Judith Regan against News Corporation, parent company of "fair and balanced" Fox News, has a certain similarity to the Iran-Iraq war: it's hard to work up a rooting interest in either side," writes Richard Aregood in today's Guardian, but he then goes on treat her claim that her firing was motivated by a conspiracy to effect a Giuliani White House more seriously than most have. And then there's this zinger: "In discussions over an anti-Regan article in the New York Post that Regan says was totally fictional, her complaint alleges that the [News Corp] lawyers acknowledged that the article in question was per se defamatory, but they offered her a dubious reassurance: "No one believes what they read in the New York Post."