The Medialoid agenda of news outlets is to have an "ethical" journalist, as well as a "tabloid" reporter covering a high profile case. The latter prints salacious rumors and innuendo which the former picks up and reports as fact. As attorney Mark Geragos has said, "That is not story telling...it's a gang-bang."
USA Today Magazine; Nov99, Vol. 128 Issue 2654, p67, 2p
"Tabloid Truth: The Michael Jackson Scandal"
Tabloids rely for their content on gossip, barely credible sources, an appeal to emotion, and the use of checkbook journalism. Where the problem occurs is that mainstream media is rapidly turning into medialoid.