vox pop


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vox pop

(vŏks pŏp)
n.
An interview in which an average person is asked for his or her opinion on a matter of general interest.

[Short for vox populi.]

vox pop

n
(Broadcasting) interviews with members of the public on a radio or television programme
[C20: shortened from vox populi]

vox pop.

vox populi.
Translations

vox pop

[ˈvɒksˈpɒp] N (Brit) → voz f de la calle

vox pop

[ˌvɒksˈpɒp] (mainly British) nmicro-trottoir m

vox pop

n (Rad, TV) → Befragungen plauf der Straße
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When Fury went out and about in LA to do his impromptu vox pop he could barely find a soul who had heard of Wilder.
'From our vox pop, the indications are rife that the greater percentage of the public have come to agree that the anti-corruption campaign of this administration has lost its steam and rather assumed a political colouration to wit; those who have cross-carpeted to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) or are sympathetic to the fortunes of the APC have had their financial crimes and/or corruption charges swept under the carpet.
As I sat and hacked (that damned cough) I came to the realisation that, while the vox pop has its place in the local and domestic, in times of national political crisis, it's a scourge.
Segments in the weekly TV programme titled Mining In Nigeria include: News, Interviews, Field Reports, Analysis and Vox pop.
Comedian Dave, right, asks just how gullible people are as he looks at movie marketing and whether celebrities really can sell anything - even if a product doesn't work - by taking to the streets for a bizarre vox pop. Dave also reckons he can tell a lot about a person by the way they pronounce "biopic" and there's a look at a Star Wars fashion line.
Kemet Radio used to focus on socially-oriented programs tackling specific topics such as Egyptian folklore and culture; however, the new radio station will present interactive programs including "vox pop" with random metro passengers within the metro stations, Mohsen added.
AS JOURNALISTS, WE'VE all heard an editor say "get some vox pop in this piece." For decades, we've used informal polls to gauge what the public thinks about a particular topic.
IT was with interest that I read Alan Fidler's letter about the abridged and much-abused Latin phrase 'vox pop'.
Room for improvement In a vox pop with his owners this week Kim Bailey came up with Leicester as bottom of the pile of the 59 courses in relation to the owner's hospitality experience - "old biscuits at best!" Youth vote The last two winners were aged five and the two before that were four-year-olds.
DEAR Editor, Since the Birmingham Post campaign began calling for BBC to produce more programmes in the Midlands, I have noticed that the area appears to be featuring in more national news and vox pop items.
In a vox pop with the Sudan news agency, SUNA, representative of the Liberal Democrats Party with the Election Commission, Mohamed Osman Mansour said the party has previous experience with the presidential elections when it put forwards Dr Samawal Hussein Mansour as candidate in the 2010 presidential elections.