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get (a) bad press

To receive negative or unflattering coverage by the media. Ever since our shop got bad press in the Sunday paper, we've hardly had any customers.
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get/have a good, bad, etc. ˈpress

get/have good, bad, etc. things said about you in the newspapers, on television, etc: The royal family’s been getting a good press recently, for a change.Zoos have been getting a bad press over the last few years.
See also: get, have, press
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I realize you'll get bad press if you abandon the election.