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Attractive as a subject for reporting by news media: "a minor leaguer of bumptious manner and mediagenic good looks" (Larry Martz).
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(Marketing) presenting an attractive or sympathetic image when portrayed in the media
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(ˌmi di əˈdʒɛn ɪk)

having qualities or characteristics that are attractive when presented in the media.
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adj (esp US) event, story, politician etcmedienwirksam
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The company and its mediagenic leader soon became the living symbol of--depending on your perspective--either the possibilities for human liberation or the threat of violent chaos inherent in the rise of affordable home 3D printing and the unstoppable spread of computer files.
We need the media to break out of its mutually beneficial addiction with mediagenic authoritarians like Trump, and shine its spotlight on the real threats to democracy, rather than the deflections offered by the authoritarians.
The fact that these issues were sidelined by a high-profile mediagenic pipeline agreement, supported by the EU and Washington, is a pity.
What emerges is a photogenic or mediagenic form of elitism determined by the body as genetic stock and, given that no body is perfect, supplemented by the will to supersede its limits to be famous.
First, rule-making and enforcement itself can be subject to commercial considerations; for instance, changing rules to make sports more attractive or more telegenic and mediagenic. Second, since a professional championship represents--in terms of product characteristics--more than the sum of its parts (participants), the "owners" of the championship more often than not receive common revenue (for instance, from trademark rights and marketing as well as the sale of broadcasting and other media rights).
Hancock, an intelligence executive in the US Army, studied how AI Qaeda, whose propaganda magazine Inspire was an early model for Dabiq, isolated potential "memeoids" and exposed them "to a single meme set many times a day for months, or years, without contact from other memes." This truly sinister filter bubble can produce a "dependent mental state" in certain individuals that "causes their brains to release dopamine and endorphins giving them a high." While both activists and the intelligence services are hard at work mirroring "counter messages" through the same seductive mediagenic tactics as their rivals, "Command: Print" upended this process to do a necropsy on the formal mechanics of how deviance goes viral.
As Kyle makes his case, Lee tries to use his mediagenic charm talk him down (generally making things much worse in the process) and Patty runs triage before her TV producer instincts kick in and she starts moving the cameras around for a better shot.
The latter category has far greater economic consequence than the mediagenic reports about attempts by well-known US companies, like Pfizer, to "invert" by merging with Allergan in Ireland, a deal killed by the US Treasury's April announcement.
A collective "Awwwwww'' ricochets 'round the world as Britain's mediagenic royal couple, William and Kate, release photos of the equally mediagenic Prince George, upon his first birthday.
That definition may also address the problem of punishing the small but highly mediagenic group of females who have gone to Iraq and Syria primarily to become wives of foreign fighters.