Talking or writing about newspapers
used especially in speech for referring to a newspaper: Ted sat quietly reading the paper.
♦ the local paper
used for talking about newspapers in general: The papers this morning don't say anything about it.
newspapers and the people who work for them: He promised not to talk to the press about the details of the settlement.
♦ He's had a bad press ever since he was appointed.
a newspaper that has large pages, containing mostly serious news. Many broadsheets have now become compacts
a newspaper that has small pages and that contains mostly serious news
a newspaper that has small pages, often containing a lot of photographs and news and information that is not considered to be serious
used for talking about a newspaper that contains serious news and articles
used for talking about a newspaper that you do not think is very important or serious: a tacky Sunday rag
reading a newspaper
a few words at the top of a newspaper report that tell you what it is about: The peace talks dominated last week's headlines.
a long piece of writing in a newspaper, usually about recent news or the way people live: features about education and health
a piece of writing in a newspaper in which the editors give their opinions about events in the news
people who work on a newspaper
the person in charge of a newspaper who decides what should be included in it
someone whose job is to write articles that will appear in a newspaper or magazine
a journalist who writes a regular series of articles for a particular newspaper or magazine
a journalist who deals with one particular subject area: a war/foreign correspondent
a way of talking about a journalist that shows that you do not respect them or their work: She's just a second-rate hack.