scandal sheet


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scandal sheet

An inexpensive small-format newspaper (tabloid) that primarily focuses on sensationalist or scandalous stories and gossip. Don't get your news from scandal sheets—they make up half the stuff they put in there! The senator found himself on the cover of a scandal sheet after he was caught leaving a hotel room with someone who wasn't his wife.
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scandal sheet

n. a tabloid newspaper featuring lurid news. I like to read a scandal sheet every now and then.
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In 1957, scandal sheet Confidential claimed Maureen O'Hara had indulged in sex acts in the back of Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
And, yes, that includes some items that would not be out of place in a scandal sheet, details of a 17th century manorial prison and, more sensationally, a bed-hopping scandal at Lower Denby that ended in divorce, 1822-style.
And Mike should know because his column - All The Gossip - appears in scandal sheet The National Enquirer and is read by 20 MILLION Americans each week.
The book is really a scandal sheet mas-querading as a book.
Our first MBA president declares, "The business pages of American newspapers should not read like a scandal sheet.
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Hacking away at some legends and then hastily constructing others, Biskind's book is a self-conscious feather-ruffler, a scandal sheet in which film and sex and ego and drugs keep colliding and recombining.
This produces scoops for the scandal sheet and enhances Jack's prestige as adviser to the TV police drama "Badge of Honor.
Jim Bolger, trainer of Scandal Sheet "She has the ability to produce a big effort and, hopefully, it might happen this time.
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Half an hour earlier it was the turn of Scandal Sheet who cruised home in the one mile nursery.
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Once reviled as a scandal sheet, the Enquirer is acknowledged (if grudgingly) as the architect for today's celebrity-crazed culture (his book has even garnered a few raves).