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  • n. Plural form of explainer.


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  • But as production and distribution become cheaper, easier and more flexible, Rosen argues there is a need for journalists and reporters to reclaim their role as "explainers," taking a Socratic position on behalf of their audiences.

    Jay Rosen: The Future of Context

  • MEPs had Monday off for Orthodox Easter, but I am here to do some interviews in advance of TV pieces and to knock off a few "explainers" for our coverage of the European elections.

    Gates of Vienna

  • Sometimes they simply offer a graphical thumbnail of the page you'd travel to if you clicked, and sometimes they promise "explainers" that are nothing but ad-infested, self-linking nightmares.


  • "explainers" that are nothing but ad-infested, self-linking nightmares.

    Daily DIY

  • More important, it provided several good explainers, including one that made it clear why it wasn't deducting the full value of our refinancing points.

    TurboTax, TaxACT, H&R Block software: Who gets the gold?

  • Head down below the charts for some explainers and deeper comparisons of each system.

    Which Media Centre Is Right For You: Boxee, XBMC, WMC Compared | Lifehacker Australia

  • But that may be appropriate at this point: Foreclosure crisis explainers, like the ones by John Carney and Mike Konczal (in five parts), show that solutions will have to be implemented with care.

    Foreclosure Crisis 'A Legal Impossibility', Ritholtz Says (WATCH)

  • The idea that the kids are whizzes at multimedia tasking is a platitude confected by middle-aged techno gurus to peddle their expertise as explainers of generational difference.

    Time For A Slow-Word Movement

  • There would have been more work today for the “explainers” of libertarianism than for the guys employed by Ringling Brothers to walk with the shovels when the elephants are paraded through the streets.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Activist Government” and the Rights of Minorities

  • So while the great and the good, with their preternatural ability to know what is worthwhile and improving for the rest of us, formed their committees and disposed of modest state patronage, the weird, magnificent, unapproved narrative of the city wriggled and twisted, determined to remain beyond the reach of salaried explainers.

    The Festival of Britain, 60 years on


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