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tabloid TV

n.
Television news programming that presents the news in a fast-paced, condensed form, usually with sensational material.
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The infant later died at a hospital, the police told (http://www.insideedition.com/headlines/24557-mother-gives-birth-in-restaurant-bathroom-grandma-helps-stash-baby-in-trash-cops) InsideEdition.com, a tabloid television newsmagazine.
The assault led to a soap opera that practically created tabloid television journalism, taking what had for decades been a niche sport and putting it squarely into the media mainstream.
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood has been given tabloid television treatment over the last three weeks in BBCTV's kiss-and-tell costume drama The Love School, but now there is another new way of getting upclose and personal to the Victorian artists.
Viewed on the bigscreen, lensing mostly looks murky, but pic uses its disadvantages to favorably resemble the worst of tabloid television. Camera occasionally jerks erratically and, despite some eloquent framing, helming overall feels rough, though none of this detracts from the pic's enthralling subject.
This mellowness is in contrast to so many documentary programs about astronomy that focus on cosmic hot topics such that they become akin to tabloid television. I loathe clips of flashy animations repeated several times--or worse, alternately shown flopped and/or played at different speeds.
But already Howard K Stern - the man she allegedly "married" and who claims to be the father of her daughter Dannielynn - has done a deal with two American tabloid television shows.
But the audience has to get past thinking, "Oh, here are these people we've heard about all the time, on tabloid television shows or whatever." Having the wedding scene in there would have made it more difficult because you'd think, "Oh, look, irony, irony."'
In tabloid television, this boundary is often put under temporary erasure.
He goes to town to try and run it but is targeted by a tabloid television station which has Winona Ryder on the staff.
There, he becomes the target of a tabloid television smear campaign propagated by ruthless presenter Mac McGrath (Jared Harris) and ambitious undercover reporter Babe Bennett (Ryder).
Panorama's `The Corruption of Racing' provided an interesting insight into tabloid television research, which employs very different methods from those used by serious researchers.
The fear factor may work for tabloid television, but it is certainly not worthy of the leaders of a church whose founder repeatedly told his disciples, "Do not be afraid."