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 small pages, often containing a lot of photographs and news about entertainers and other famous people
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
used for referring to newspaper articles that express people's opinions or to the page they appear on, usually opposite the editorial
page: today's op-ed piece by Robert Reich
♦ the op-ed page
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 reporter who writes a regular series of articles for a particular newspaper or magazine
a reporter who deals with one particular subject area: a war/foreign correspondent
a way of talking about a reporter that shows that you do not respect them or their work: She's just a second-rate hack.