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tabloidification

noun; derivation
Refers to a shift towards more tabloids, or tabloid-type news, by the media apparent meaning: media selling more 'tabloid'-type news, as opposed to 'broadsheet' news. The speaker was referring to a trend in the media towards more 'tabloid'-type news (usually sensationalistic news, often not true), than conventional 'broadsheet' news
 
There has been a marked tabloidification of the Indian media over the last few years
Etymology : derivation (affixation) 'tabloid' + -'ify' V. + -'cate' V. + -'ion' N.
Source : social commentator on the state of Indian society, Star TV interview
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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