Friday, December 12, 2008

The word of the day is...

(adverb, from mediabation, root to mediabate)

Of, or relating to, the media's tendency to report the same damn thing over and over again when a story is breaking but there is nothing truly new to report. Generally used to suggest that the situation has shifted from reporting the news to masturbation of same.

Example: "The constant barrage of non-information regarding Caylee Anthony has become mediabatory."

Special thanks to Chris Bridges who coined the term
at my insistence, as I was never particularly fond of "Newswanking."

1 comment:

  1. They must be getting chafed from the amount of this going on daily.


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