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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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Oli has provoked the Indian commentariat into probing his means, motive and opportunity.
A hostility to American government institutions, a disdain for traditional norms, the embrace of conspiracy theories - all are astonishingly pervasive among the conservative commentariat and Republican politicians," he tweeted recently.
Indeed, the commentariat was quick to pronounce the entire event a failure and the lead participants themselves have remained uncharacteristically reticent about the future of their 'alliance'.
The announcement has left the Pakistani commentariat shaking with tremors as the world waits and watches whether this will be Dr Masood's last year on TV.
More likely these exercises are a show of force from the Chinese military designed to intimidate a Taiwanese Government the Communist Party disapproves of and also appease the loyal and hard-line Communist commentariat in China which is already calling for China to conquer Taiwan by force.
Political scientists are still trying to make sense of the factors which led to the election of Donald Trump, an event which wrong-footed the commentariat and has injected profound uncertainty into international relations.
And when large swaths of the working class turned against the establishment's favorite sons and daughters (the Clintons, the Bushes, the Blairs, and the Camerons), endorsing militant parochialism, the commentariat blamed the riffraff's illusions about capitalism.
His name was little known by the country's football commentariat, amongst some of whom its foreign syllables were particularly ill-received.
The commentariat was aghast, and the Islamic republic registered a formal protest note.
They've dumbed down their professoriat, they've dumbed down their commentariat, they have dumbed down practically everybody in their ranks.
There were calls for the head of their rookie boss and 'told you so's' from sections of the commentariat who had questioned the appointment of an inexperienced newbie to a top-flight club who had narrowly failed to make the top six under John Hughes the previous season.