If you've been wallowing in news about Paris Hilton's legal problems, you can stop feeling guilty about it. Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren, the thinking person's tabloid news anchor, says our obsession is part of a great American tradition. Van Susteren, who blogs daily on Foxnews.com in addition to hosting On the Record every night at 10 pm/ET, recently told the Biz about how she mines civic lessons out of today's tawdry topics.
TVGuide.com: You are one of the pioneers of this whole genre of celebrity-justice coverage, going back to O.J. Simpson. Greta Van Susteren: It was an accident. [The 1990 trial of former Washington, D.C., mayor] Marion Barry really started it. I was on local TV. I'm sort of the accidental anchor. I