spin machine


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spin machine

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an organization or group of people acting together to present news or information in a way that creates a particular desired impression
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LEO Varadkar has spent [euro]100,000 a month of taxpayers' money on his spin machine, the Irish Mirror can reveal.
Since 2003, the Tories might be doing their job better, but Labour's spin machine grinds ever on.
Senior Tory Francis Maude said yesterday: "Labour has bankrolled a vast spin machine."
It's all part of Labour's spin machine. Tell people there will be few Post Offices closing in their constituency - in the full knowledge that the Labour government has allowed them all to close anyway.
The mistrust we all now have of politicians and journalists stems from the Labour spin machine and Blair is now having to live with the monster he helped to create.
government spin machine would like people to believe that things are improving, gays' lives are worse now than they ever were under sanctions and Saddam.
We can expect the council spin machine to go into overdrive now, and I wouldn't expect any positive news items in Capital Times about any school that is proposed to close.
It incorporates a can spin machine design with driven lower lifters and five seaming stations that provide higher quality seams, longer life for component parts and superior machine performance for processors looking to improve canning performance.
The company's high-speed free spin machine is custom built to customer specifications, offering flexibility of both capabilities and physical design.
He had, however, become a central figure in a war of words between the Government, the BBC, politicians who opposed Britain's involvement in Iraq and the Downing Street spin machine.
LABOUR'S spin machine has declared war on Whitehall to wreak revenge on the Civil Service over the Stephen Byers affair.
Walton MP Peter Kilfoyle said: "I call on the Liberal Democrats to dismantle their spin machine and spend the money on protecting front-line services.