Short for chief sub-editor. Flash - 1 Short news story on a new event. These are placed in front of businesses, on street corners, etc.
Column - The arrangement of horizontal lines of type in a news story; also, an article appearing regularly written by a particular writer or "columnist. Byline - The name of the writer printed at the Derogatory terms for newspapers of a story. You may retrieve and display content from the Site on a computer screen, print and copy individual pages and, subject to our terms, store such pages in electronic form.
Also a term once used to describe a spectacular mark in Australian Rules Football. The linguistic expert for the petitioner, Dr. Angle— The approach or perspective from which a news fact or event is viewed, or the emphasis chosen for a story.
To "chuck a sickie" means to take a day off work sick, not necessary to actually be sick, but just use it as an excuse for a day off. Prices are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect orders for which you have already paid.
Camel jockey — offensive slang for an Arab or other person of Middle Eastern origin caramello koala - term used to describe a person of Mauritian-Creole, Anglo-Indian, or Burgher Sri-Lankan descent who aren't quite black, and aren't quite white.
Bitch slap "Bitch slap" redirects here. Feature - A longer, more in-depth article. An interview between a presenter in the studio and guest somewhere else.
Masthead - The matter printed in every issue of a newspaper or journal, stating the title, ownership, management, subscription and other non-news features. Multiplex - Single digital terrestrial TV transmission comprising of several channels.
Even perceived conflicts of interest should be declared openly. Balloon - A drawing, usually in a comic strip, which makes the words of a person in the picture appear to be coming directly from his mouth.
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Two facing pages in a newspaper or magazine that are designed as one unit of interrelated articles. Proofreader - One who reads proof pages and marks errors for corrections.
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Minda - a dergatory term for a person with an intellectual disability, used only in South Australia, derived from Minda Homea home for people with a disability. Different viewpoints are presented accurately, even those with which the journalist personally disagrees.This webpage is for Dr.
Wheeler's literature students, and it offers introductory survey information concerning the literature of classical China, classical Rome, classical Greece, the Bible as Literature, medieval literature, Renaissance literature, and genre studies.
In the United States, "redskin" is regarded as a racial epithet by some, but as neutral by others, including some Native Americans. The American Heritage style guide advises that "the term redskin evokes an even more objectionable stereotype" than the use of red as a racial adjective by outsiders, while others urge writers to use the term only in a historical context.
NIE, Newspapers in Education - Program that provides newspapers, curriculum and other services for the classroom.
Obituary (Obit) - A biography of a deceased person printed in the newspaper. Slur Represents Reason & Origins; 10% Off: Jews: Refers to circumcision and consumerism (never pay retail).
The term is most widely used in the UK where circumcision among non-Jews or non-Muslims is more rare, but in the United States, where it is more common, it can be considered insulting to many non-Jewish males as well. The first issue of The New York Times was published years today, and to celebrate we're taking look at a brief history of some of our favorite newspaper words and slang.
Before newspapers. DOCTORS' SLANG, MEDICAL SLANG AND MEDICAL ACRONYMS AND VETERINARY ACRONYMS & VET SLANG. These have been mostly collected from around the UK and USA, with a few non-English contributions (many thanks to all contributors from around the globe), so you'll only find a few of them used in any single establishment.Download