puff piece


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puff piece

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a flattering newspaper or magazine article about a person or an organization
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The 60 Minutes Jacinda Adern puff piece is just ick.
It is thought that the letter was to defend Trump after the New York magazine published a puff piece that also included a quote by him, in which he reportedly said: "Women, you have to treat them like s***.
It could be that the team behind this poorly disguised puff piece for Heathrow's expansion plans realised there was actually nothing new going on, so they tried to spice things up.
One of the most whimsical offerings among the paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures and videos is a 1979 pop-art puff piece - literally - created by Red Grooms.
But for a puff piece, you have to give them something.
I was over the moon, despite being roundly chided by my friends on the Left for writing such a puff piece on someone they considered a human rights violator.
Mason clinches his account of the build-up to "brand Byron" with a discussion of the assiduous marketing of Childe Harold carried out by Robert Charles Dallas and John Murray, which ranged from the revision or excision of passages deemed problematic, a pre-publication puff piece by Dallas himself, the wooing of William Gifford, and the delay of less enthusiastic reviews.
This column is not intended as a puff piece for ExxonMobil.
There have been a few PR missteps--The Atlantic's sponsored puff piece about the Church of Scientology last year comes to mind--but thousands of other native ads have been published to a collective audience yawn.
A shameless PR puff piece packed with showbiz crawlers lauding Gary's God-like brilliance.
I hope the next History: Past and Perspective I read returns to normal, instead of being another puff piece for what's almost assuredly another "anti-racist" Hollywood film and a re-affirmation that TNA isn't concerned much about the pathetic state of pro baseball and other pro sports in contemporary USA.
While Kralev paints a generally positive portrait of the Service and those who devote their lives to it, this is no puff piece.