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  • The term "August story" has special meaning in the language called newspaperese. Chronicle

  • This kind of stuffy writing is sometimes called “newspaperese” but also infects books.

    2009 July 14 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • It is just a matter of time before such newspaperese devolves into complaints about "bean counters" and "corporate predators" soiling the supposedly high-minded world of journalistic integrity.

    Newspaper Daze

  • The meaning of “then nursemaid” is clear, but the construction of the phrase is newspaperese.

    2008 September 30 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • The other nation is always amazed to learn the process by which their thoughts, often balanced and full of saving clauses, are converted into newspaperese.

    Archive 2003-08-31

  • Cappy Ricks read it, the principal item of interest in it being a purported interview with Matt Peasley, who, in choice newspaperese, had entered a vigorous denial of the charge.

    Cappy Ricks Or, the Subjugation of Matt Peasley

  • The Union Bank had closed its doors; the cashier, a young man named Bailey, was apparently under suspicion; the article mentioned Courtleigh Fleming's recent and tragic death in the best vein of newspaperese.

    The Bat

  • "That's newspaperese," yawns Beauvayse, his supple brown hands knitted at the back of his sleek golden head.

    The Dop Doctor


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