newspaperese

newspaperese

journalese.
See also: Language Style, Media
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Their shiny glass surfaces and quietly pumped fluid surrounds smaller glass cells that each contain a human life, though one reduced to bad newspaperese.
"Bush Shows Strength in Pacific Northwest," proclaimed a press release from the Bush campaign in bold faux newspaperese. And indeed, according to two new polls, George W.
Instead of context and interpretation, what readers generally saw were short, shallow stories written in terse newspaperese. The Journal, for example, devoted 11 paragraphs - about 8 inches - to Meet the Candidates Night, the biggest event of the race.
The Washington Post staffer said many journalists have to (or feel t have to) use "newspaperese" that sounds like "someone held a gun to your head and told you to make the story as boring as possible."
That's just newspaperese for (you guessed it) "the end".
In newspaperese distinguished neither by an ear for the vivid phrase nor an eye for revealing detail, Thompson is unable to render the drama of a life that has been, at times, quite dramatic indeed.