hackery


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hackery

(ˈhækərɪ)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) ironic journalism; hackwork
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And so, naturally, it does not form a priority in the hackery of our political system.
Yet unlike Jones and other wacky household names like Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck - who wore their Republican allegiances on their sleeves - Maddow drapes her own partisan hackery in the veil of rational, liberal objectivity.
That gets emphasized when she endures a gown fitting, subject to the designer Sahil's (Raj Bajaj) eccentric whims and artistic hackery.
But for cherry-picking above and beyond the call of duty, Nunes deserves his own exhibit in the hackery hall of fame.
Wolfson also spouts off standard attack lines on Republicans that sound like they were taken straight from a Senate communications director's cheat sheet, and that makes reading his portion of the book a chore for anyone who dislikes hackery. Fortunately, he does ultimately circle back to discussing the idea that data-driven government will make "people's lives better."
Even if they are derided for hackery, this is a decision that rational politicians will make.
publishing an illicitlyacquired extract of Margaret Thatcher's Diaries which totally overshadowed the following day's Conservative conference - the sort of story a Daily Mirror editor lives for - were two more illustrious moments in 50 years of hackery.
Though she portrayed herself as an apolitical housewife who became dissatisfied with her lot and characterized her middleclass marriage as a "comfortable concentration camp," Friedan was, Horowitz explains, "a 25-year veteran of professional journalism in the Communist left," whose feminist theories were recycled Marxist hackery. Her oppression was notably genteel: married to a theater producer, Friedan resided in a Hudson River mansion maintained by a maid.
"What has Carwyn Jones said to the constitutional position of Wales, or indeed anywhere else, beyond party hackery? "He came to Scotland and gave a daft speech about 'we're all better together'.
1) Since this entire custom firmware deal is major hackery, there is some degradation in quality.
(65.) See Ramesh Ponnuru, Democratic Hackery at Slate, NAT'L