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a scandal sheet

An inexpensive small-format newspaper that focuses on sensationalist or scandalous stories. Don't get your news from scandal sheets—they make up half the crap they put in there! The senator found himself on the cover of a scandal sheet after he was caught leaving a hotel room with someone who wasn't his wife.
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scandal sheet

A tabloid newspaper that primarily prints scandalous or gossipy content. I doubt that actor and actress are actually getting divorced—you can't trust everything you read in the scandal sheet, you know.
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scandal sheet

n. a tabloid newspaper featuring lurid news. I like to read a scandal sheet every now and then.
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In order for a scandal to attract public attention and outrage, there must be an element of rivalry- I am most scandalized by those whom I would like to be.
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Joyce's preoccupation with scandal dates to his childhood composition of the poem "Et Tu, Healy.
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According to Freeh's 2012 report, former head football coach Joe Paterno, Spanier and one other Penn State official took steps to cover up the sex abuse scandal.
presents a compelling argument for the church to return to a posture of engagement, "mov[ing] beyond the scandal of sin .
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Scandal as a Strategic Ritual of Journalism (Anu Kantola), Pundits and Political Scandals.