My youth was fully informed by my mom's frequent purchase of the Weekly World News [and the Enquirer and the Star, of course.] When you think about it, boy does that explain a lot.
Weekly World News Shutting Down (SFScope):
"American Media has decided to suspend publication of Weekly World News, both the print publication and the web site. No reason was given at press time, although reliable sources do tell us that management turned down at least one offer to buy the publication."