For media junkies, there’s no more essential filmmaker working today than Errol Morris—his Abu Ghraib documentary Standard Operating Procedure looked past the immediate horror of the international scandal to ponder the way images become news, politics, and ultimately history; and his photography criticism for the New York Times urges readers to think about how the camera can be as subjective as the written word. In the same vein, Tabloid revisits the head-turning story of Joyce McKinney, an American beauty queen who was arrested in England in September 1977 and alleged to have kidnapped her Mormon boyfriend. McKinney, who granted Morris a six-hour interview, gives her version of the story, but it’s intercut with the reminiscences of two British tabloid veterans who once covered her and have a much different take on what happened.