What is another word for tabloids?

Pronunciation: [tˈablɔ͡ɪdz] (IPA)

Tabloids are newspapers that are often considered to be sensationalist or gossip-oriented. However, there are several other synonyms that can be used to describe such publications. One example is "rag," which implies a lack of journalistic integrity or credibility. "Yellow journalism" is another term that refers to sensationalized reporting that often emphasizes scandalous or salacious details. "Gutter press" is yet another synonym that suggests a focus on scandal, rumor, and innuendo, rather than objective reporting. Ultimately, these terms all share a common perception of tabloids as sources of less-than-reliable information that prioritize entertainment over accuracy and credibility.

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Usage examples for Tabloids

"You've not taken your quinine," she said, looking up and seeing the tabloids upon the mantelpiece.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf
She held out her hand to Lilly with her most alluring smile, but, when she turned to Richard, there flashed in her shifty bright eyes a gleam of determination similar to that with which she intimidated her red-headed lover into taking his tabloids for dyspepsia.
"The Song of Songs"
Hermann Sudermann
It was at this time the fashion in Joan's world to smell of "Nuxine," which could also be had in the sweetest little blue tabloids, to place in the wardrobe and among one's clean clothes.
"Roden's Corner"
Henry Seton Merriman

Famous quotes with Tabloids

  • I've finally learnt how to say, "No comment". To appear in the tabloids is a real learning curve and a steep one at that. You had better learn quick or you get burnt.
    Ben Affleck
  • I have a hotline to the tabloids. When I get up in the morning, I call the Star, and the last thing at night, I call them. I want them to have the inside track.
    Kirstie Alley
  • Usually, about 85 percent of what the tabloids report is a lie. Over the last year, I can truly say it has been 99 percent.
    Kirstie Alley
  • I don't buy the tabloids, but you're surrounded by it all and people tell you things they've read. I'd be sitting on a train looking over someone's shoulder and thinking: That's familiar... oh my God, it's me.
    Francesca Annis
  • You know, one wonderful thing that came out of my Enquirer experience is that, in my case, it was ruled tabloids are magazines. Which means they didn't have the protection that a newspaper has.
    Carol Burnett

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