popularist


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popularist

(ˈpɒpjʊlərɪst)
adj
1. (Journalism & Publishing) designed for the general public; non-specialist; non-intellectual
2. (Broadcasting) designed for the general public; non-specialist; non-intellectual
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popularist

[ˈpɒpjʊlərɪst] ADJpopularista
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The museum faced potential indirect censorship via the withdrawal of funding (something fought by the Brooklyn Museum in 1999 when Mayor Giuliani was outraged by the 'Sensation' exhibition); it also faced a (legally inaccurate) condemnation by a public figure attempting to tap in to assumed popularist sentiment.
In contrast to earlier attempts to account for Browning's turn from the drama to the genre of the monologue, Fermanis contends that "like so many of his Romantic predecessors, [Browning] was interested in the popularist potential of the political drama" (55).
It was politically very popularist and they were happy to follow that," Mr Lawrence said.
The trouble is, popularist rantings are no basis for sound policy.
The failure of democratic experiments in Egypt, Iraq and elsewhere lead to the inevitable conclusion that in our complex and diverse societies a more robust political system is required which enshrines the rights of all citizens and guards against the sweeping to power of popularist but intolerant and socially regressive groups.
The council-sponsored event, which has been a big draw for Midlanders since 1991, is one of the town's cultural highlights of the year and has built up a reputation for putting a popularist spin on Shakespeare's works to make them accessible to a wide audience.
So the Budget was all about cheese '''' and toppings rather than base, and the toppings had quite a Thatcher-esque, popularist feel about them.
Ahead of her fifth album out in January, on which Constantino has been working with Raimund Marasigan, the legendary vocalist of Sandwich and drummer of Eraseheads, Constantino had this to say about continuing the rich wave of original, urban and creative Filipino music in the face of popularist adversities.
The popularist campaigns of former Party Secretary of Chongqing, Bo Xilai, or Wang Yang in Guangdong might be seen as attempts to craft messages that have at least some emotional traction with society.
WILLIAM ARMSTRONG THE future looked gloomy - the theatre's profits were largely the result of popularist plays that did not adhere to the artistic standards set by its founders.