bad press

a bad press

Negative or unflattering coverage by the media. Ever since our shop got a bad press in the Sunday paper, we've hardly gotten any customers.
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bad press

Negative or unflattering coverage by the media. Ever since our shop got some bad press in the Sunday paper, we've hardly gotten any customers.
See also: bad, press

a bad press

COMMON If someone or something gets a bad press, they are repeatedly criticized, especially in the newspapers, on television, or on radio. Rarely has a local authority received such a bad press. Note: This expression is often varied. For example, you can talk about someone getting bad press, or you can replace bad with other adjectives. Banks have lately received a lot of bad press about their conduct. He often had such a terrible press, yet everyone who met him liked him. Compare with a good press.
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Francis, who faced unprecedented bad press during a recent tour of South America, released his annual social communications message yesterday.
With all the bad press about football maybe he should come out and say "if I still play for
I mean there is bad press when they're bullying each other but there's also bad press when they stick together for a good cause.
Nothing from this lot at our club surprises me, and if Lee Charnley et al get a bad press it's their own fault.
In a new memoir by famed entertainment reporter Pat O'Brien, who had plenty of his own bad press back in the day, he tells a tale about Angie.
In these days, when the police get so much bad press, it was a pleasure to meet two officers demonstrating all the qualities that members of the public long to see in them.
A Bad Press Our washer had died and left the scene.
SOMETIMES Liverpool seems to be on the wrong end of bad press about one thing or another.
ISLAMABAD -- With all the bad press swirling around certain types of plastic lately, regular old plastic water bottles have maintained a reputation as safe, at least as far as human health is concerned.
In this day and age there is so much bad press and news about care homes I think it is only right to say what a fantastic home my mother spent the last nine months of her life The nurses, carers, cleaners and owners treated not only my mother brilliantly, but the care show to my father, brothers, myself shaun and all our family was unbelievable not only did they treat my mother like a queen they allowed us to stay with my mother in her final days they fed us morning and night and nothing was to much for anyone to do.
It has been used to treat scabies and lice, but is getting some bad press recently to the point of being banned in a few states.
PAUL Gascoigne has had so much bad press over the years for his drink and drug antics that it was nice to see him happy and relaxed in the company of a lovely lady.
The Scottish game gets a bad press in England but I have been pleasantly surprised.
According to a source, Kim is going to attempt to use her reality show as a way to "rehab" her image, after attracting a barrage of bad press following her filing for divorce.
IN these times of hearing so much bad press about the behaviour of professional footballers both on and off the field it is refreshing to meet one who is truly a nice guy.