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  • n. A collective term for all the press members.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a group of journalists representing different publications who all cover the same topics


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  • But if Wakefield had an increasingly checkered reputation within the insulated worlds of medicine and academia, he was a rising star in the public sphere, where his skill at public relations endeared him to a London press corps willing to hype results first and check reliability later, if at all.

    The Panic Virus

  • He called the Illinois press corps a tool of the “anti-marriage, anti-life agenda.”

    The Audacity of Hope

  • Unfortunately, in 2000 with a press corps largely disillusioned with Clinton and convinced that Gore was “phony,” the little things—the overclaiming, the exaggerations, the miscues of tone and tactics—would become the biggest factors of all.

    No Excuses

  • When we landed at about 10P.M. at the airport in Bogota, the press corps was waiting to hear my announcement that the talks would once again resume in the zone.

    A Billion Lives

  • The press corps — swollen now to include reporters and observers from the U.S.,


  • We learned right away that after every rally stop, we had to get back on the train and wait twenty minutes while the press corps reboarded.

    Barbara Bush

  • This in turn assumes that the majority will be constrained-by an exacting press corps and ultimately an informed electorate-to negotiate in good faith.

    The Audacity of Hope

  • So it was almost a shock to come out of her tent-Major Botchup had allowed the press corps to set up its own little enclave within the legion perimeter-and see the captain sitting under the awning on a camp stool, riffling through a pile of papers.

    Phule me twice

  • The next morning, a genuinely surprised press corps watched Kerry and Christie Vilsack descending the statehouse steps toward a bank of microphones.

    No Excuses


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