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media darling

A very famous and popular person who receives exceptionally positive media coverage or attention. Ever since the election season began, the presidential hopeful has become quite the liberal media darling. The rising star has captured the world with her talent and beauty, becoming one of the biggest media darlings of recent times.
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trial by the media

A situation in which a person's guilt is decided by the population at large due to negative coverage by the media. Also phrased as "trial by television." While the stories about the former CEO are all horrifying, right now they are just that: stories. We cannot allow trial by the media to become the new means by which to condemn our citizens, who still enjoy the right to be considered innocent until proven guilty.
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Single-family homes took longer to sell in January, sitting on the market a median of 75 days, compared with 48 days for the same period a year ago.
Median prices of condos between 851 and 1,000 square feet rose by 10.
In the survey, manufacturing managers/plant managers of a public firm falling in the median sales volume enjoyed a median salary of $77,300 and a total compensation of $78,400.
Respondents with 21 or more years of industry experience led in median income at $108,000, compared to $61,600 reported for those with 1-5 years of industry experience.
In the premises liability category, the median award against owners or operators of industry property was the highest, at $280,300, followed by government entities at $119,315 and $90,000 for recreational facilities.
In addition, company B's size ($85 million) is far less than the median size ($284 million) for the standard report group.
For black borrowers whose incomes were below the median, the increase was 34 percent; for whites, 28 percent; for Hispanics, 25 percent; and for Asians, 42 percent (data not shown in tables).
When the median of a sample is in control, it typically indicates that the overall process is in control.
The median sale price of single-family homes in Rhode Island has declined every month since August 2006.
Australia Median net worth: $219,505 Months of nursing home care that the median net worth can cover: 56
On lines of credit, homeowners were a median six months behind on their payments.
Median sales prices for Manhattan cooperatives and condominiums continued to climb in 2005, according to reports just releasedby the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY).
OTTAWA -- Median total income for couple families in Canada fell 0.
According to a survey of 1,000 workers conducted for the Employee Benefit Research Institute, the median age at which workers started saving for retirement was 30, and the median amount of savings deemed necessary for retirement was $150,000.