puff piece


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puff piece

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a flattering newspaper or magazine article about a person or an organization
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are doing their models for Is he suggesting these programmes should be no more than a PR puff piece for the city and its mayor?
A puff piece from Vanity Fair, however, should raise some concerns -- the juvenile profanity that may be off-putting to some voters, the excessive introspection and the winging-it attitude.
Meghan is said to have sanctioned a puff piece from five pals who spoke to a US magazine to "fight her corner".
WHITNEY shows boundless affection for its luminous subject but the absorbing film is by no means a puff piece: unflattering images of Houston in a stupor are juxtaposed with one of her later performances when she failed to hit the high notes in her cover version of I Will Always Love You.
It is thought that the letter was to defend Trump after the New York magazine published a puff piece that also included a quote by him, in which he reportedly said: "Women, you have to treat them like s***." 
One of the most whimsical offerings among the paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures and videos is a 1979 pop-art puff piece - literally - created by Red Grooms.
Then they did deals, and presumably he would say, 'Okay, we've got this young starlet and we want a puff piece'.
I was over the moon, despite being roundly chided by my friends on the Left for writing such a puff piece on someone they considered a human rights violator.
Mason clinches his account of the build-up to "brand Byron" with a discussion of the assiduous marketing of Childe Harold carried out by Robert Charles Dallas and John Murray, which ranged from the revision or excision of passages deemed problematic, a pre-publication puff piece by Dallas himself, the wooing of William Gifford, and the delay of less enthusiastic reviews.
"Authorized, sympathetic and respectful it may be, but The Mockingbird Next Door is no sycophantic puff piece. ...
This column is not intended as a puff piece for ExxonMobil.
A shameless PR puff piece packed with showbiz crawlers lauding Gary's God-like brilliance.