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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.
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Sugar has been getting bad press in recent years, having replaced fat as the dietary demon in numerous scientific recommendations.
At that time, chocolate was still getting bad press as a cause of obesity, diabetes, cholesterol problems and hypertension, without any really hard scientific data to prove it.
It's a shame they are getting bad press with vets at the moment.
And Spector manages to remain terrifying, even lying half-dead on THE TRUTH ABOUT MEAT BBC1, 9pm MEAT has been grabbing the headlines recently - with new links to cancer and heart disease, it has been getting bad press.
When rugby is getting bad press about concussion and the like, this is a real feel-good and positive story for the sport.
Major oil exporters are getting bad press for topping the list of per capita greenhouse gas emissions, but they usually just shrug off the bad rap.
He did at a time when we had vital games coming up - and better sides than us were getting bad press for 4-4-2.
The water park has been getting bad press since the docu-film "Blackfish" was released in 2013.
Despite young people often getting bad press there is so much local young talent in the area and this centre will give these youngsters the opportunity to shine, put their skills into action and something rewarding and interactive to do that fits with their modern technology-led lifestyles.
While the mortgage industry as a whole may be getting bad press, Brand Mortgage is standing tall on their century-long history of operating with respect, trust, and integrity.
It saddens and maddens me when I hear caregivers who work with the elderly in aged-care facilities getting bad press.
The salesman knew the market had been getting bad press and wanted to reassure the couple that this wasn't one of these y-by-night schemes.
WATER utilities are maybe used to getting bad press.
Conscious of the reputation of Guantanamo as the world's most infamous prison (excuse me, detention camp), the civilian and military personnel who work there retain the polite defensiveness of people who are used to getting bad press but don't think they deserve it.
Meanwhile, the Commission is trying to justify itself because the image of EU civil servants on strike to demand a salary increase in the midst of an economic crisis is obviously getting bad press.