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gutter press

noun
1.
the section of the popular press that seeks sensationalism in its coverage
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • The breath was scarcely out of her body, when a flood of cowardly scurrilities was poured from the gutter press.

    The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
  • In America the gutter press section of journalism is esteemed at its true worth, and is as harmless as a few squibs.

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