hackette

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hackette

(ˌhæˈkɛt)
n
informal derogatory a female journalist
[C20: from hack2 (sense 6) + -ette]
Translations

hackette

[hæˈket] Nperiodista f
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the why Twitter is feeling back: "I And they wonder why politicians are as despised as bankers and tabloid hackettes.
After weighing up his options, the Paphite decided that he could not give up the daily ego massages and lavish attention he receives as minister from the public and pretty hackettes for the anonymity he is certain to enjoy in Strasbourg and Brussels - better a big-shot in the provinces than a nobody on the European stage.
Yet it was inevitable that the hacks and hackettes from the nationals would focus so heavily on Wise's contribution - he is, after all, a player they have heard of.
When one of its hacks or hackettes broadcasts a report nationally, their local accent is noticeably poshed up,in deference to the audio-sensibilities of genteel southern listeners.
Interesting, though, how the press hackettes all portray Patsy Kensit as the predator.
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But, for some crazy reason, most of the assembled ruddy-cheeked hacks and hackettes were chasing the Queen of Pop.
AFTER a troublesome year at the hands of the media the Foreign Secretary was in amiable mood when he met a roomful of hacks and hackettes the other night.
A veritable battery of hackettes, photographers and even a make-up artist arrived at our modest home on Wednesday to capture the 'off-beat' Valentine's tale.
Patsalides sent his ministerial limo to pick up his favourite female hackettes from their respective offices and take them to the tavern.
By her own admission Anne's distinctive features were crafted in places like the journalists' bar El Vino's, where newspaper hacks and hackettes used to gather.