The internet has opened many doors and allowed anyone to become either a journalist, filmmaker or pop star thanks to venues such as YouTube, Facebook and personal blogs. With the onset of such outlets information that was once coveted has now become public knowledge including the personal lives of those considered to be celebrities.
Bloggers such as Perez Hilton and Lainey Gossip (just to name a couple) make big bucks disclosing up-to-the-minute info on A list celebrities and their loved ones. These blogs, accompanied by weekly gossip magazines, have resulted in a continent (North America) that finds gossip to be a guilty pleasure.
Poland has jumped on this band wagon and too developed an appetite for all things gossip. In the last couple of years Polish gossip magazines (rag mags) such as Party and Show have been supplying candid shots and dishing the dirt on Polish A-listers. The country has too followed suite and introduced several gossip sites, a popular one being www.plotek.pl.
Innocent guilty pleasure fun or Polish culture in decline? Tell us what you think.