gutter press


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gutter press

n
(Journalism & Publishing) the section of the popular press that seeks sensationalism in its coverage
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Noun1.gutter press - press that engages in sensational journalism (especially concerning the private lives of public figures)
free press - a press not restricted or controlled by government censorship regarding politics or ideology
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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gutter press

n the gutter pressla stampa scandalistica
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The remark would be untrue, but of the kind which, if stated often enough, may become true; just as the remark, "England and Germany are bound to fight," renders war a little more likely each time that it is made, and is therefore made the more readily by the gutter press of either nation.
IS it possible that this recent Brexit outrage, self-opinionated and badtempered, whose view of anyone expressing a belief contrary to their own, is a "traitor", might help us all to recognize the dreadful power of the national Gutter Press and television?
And, of course, the commentary that will pop out from our gutter press and the usual unqualified twitter gobs***s (you know who you are) will distort this further still.
The only thing to be established by Brian Lait's article "The Remoaners whingeing on, and on", whose main substance is the cherry-picking of four statistics from among the vast ream of statistics thrown up by international trade in the endeavour to prove his point, is that the author does not understand democracy, a point underscored by his use of the risible term "remoaners" so beloved of the British right-wing gutter press.
The offshore tax dodgers running the gutter press might not want you to hear it, but Labour have a message of hope, for the North East and the whole country.
The gutter press can stoop exceedingly low, but I cannot see them bestowing such an unkind monicker on the Barnes Wallace-breasted Miss Lloyd.
In this world of gutter press and increase tv ratings, Islam stressed not to elevate dramatization and scandalize events and news related to community.
Besides, it'll go out tomorrow in the Washington Post, we cannot say that it is the gutter press, [reporting on an] alleged affair between President Barack Obama and Beyonce.
Soderbergh's film traces the men's relationship from a fortuitous first meeting in 1977 to Liberace's death bed in 1987, when the entertainer attempted to keep his HIV status secret from fans and the gutter press.
I've just had the worst time in my life rubbing shoulders--actually masts--with ghastly ex-Soviet gangsters, now being referred to as oligarchs by the gutter press and the New York Times-Washington Post camorra.
Cancer sometimes requires surgery: cutting Murdoch out of the British media industry would certainly help clean up the gutter press.
THE Leveson Inquiry into the practices of the British press is trying to dig up as much dirt on the dirt-digging tabloids as possible, but the gutter press received support from an unlikely source this week in Mario Balotelli.