commentariat


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commentariat

(ˌkɒmənˈtɛərɪæt)
n
1. (Broadcasting) the journalists and broadcasters who analyse and comment on current affairs
2. (Journalism & Publishing) the journalists and broadcasters who analyse and comment on current affairs
[C20: from commentator + proletariat]
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The German political commentariat is reluctant to accept that just yet.
It often comes under the scrutiny of the press and in some cases, the social media commentariat will exercise some criticism, but there are no objective criteria for evaluating the job done.
And while that might sound reasonable enough in polite society, in the hands of the Scottish commentariat it was proof positive that the Labour Party was at war with itself.
Commentariat in general and some media persons in particular have been flouting the provisions of the Constitution with impunity.
Stewart seems to be the preferred candidate among the "grown-up", centrist commentariat - despite a voting record that makes your average Thatcher speech sound like a guided-meditation.
Yet now we have BBC News 24 that is almost identical to Rupert Murdoch's Sky News and operates almost entirely as a commentariat from within the Westminster media bubble and that excludes all grassroots data and genuine lived experience.
Hard to imagine now, but when the Tory crown fell unexpectedly into her lap in 2016 the party faithful and Westminster commentariat were full of praise and optimism.
The debate over liberalism within the American conservative and Catholic commentariat is confusing from the perspective of a European outsider observing from a continent where liberalism's political destruction is further advanced, and yet the old order still stands, bloodied, paranoid, anxious but undefeated.
And what possible conclusions could be drawn by the pollster pundits, the analysts with their pie charts, and the mouthy instant experts of the commentariat quick to opine minute by minute on who won and who lost, when by far the majority of the UK electorate kept quiet?
Regardless of which side of the argument one is, it is a disgrace that the clear promise of the government before the 2016 has repeatedly been broken due to the commentariat and London elite.
[twitter-tweet]The white commentariat who decried the withdrawal of US troops from Syria and call for a more active US role there, support its sanctions and coup in Venezuela, and who don't question US military bases and interventions in the rest of the world, are indulging their inner racist
Yes, we are repeatedly reminded by the commentariat that Mueller has issued 37 indictments.