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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Many were impressed but soon the bad press started coming.
Meghan Markle has been the victim of some bad press recently, and Prince Harry hopes his father can change that.
Recounting her experience, she noted: 'I have lost a number of international gigs because of bad press about me in Ghana.'
However, John Sharp said: "I think he is getting a bit of a bad press."
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.
Paul said: "Drones get bad press but it was great to be able to use the drone for a good purpose."
Nothing from this lot at our club surprises me, and if Lee Charnley et al get a bad press it's their own fault.
An awful lot of very professional speciality work goes on there, but as people aren't happy in Coventry unless they are moaning and groaning, the -rst class professionalism and service the consultant physicians have is often forgotten by bad press.
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.
MPs tend to get a bad press these days with the expenses scandal, Plebgate etc.
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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.
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.