But today, spin control has become, basically, a strategy of being honest.
As the row spilled into the Venezuelan news cycle, Maduro resorted to spin control to contain the damage.
But it took a catastrophe to make them realize the limits of spin control.
spin control began, Florida-style: the opinion only covers some counties, some people, some times.
an attempt to manipulate the interpretation of news, esp. political
: Spin control is the subtle art of massaging reporters' minds after the event has taken place. The ''doctors'' try to control the interpretation, or ''spin,'' the reporters will put on their stories (mid1980s+)
graphical user interface
A type of input control available on most graphical user interfaces, consisting of a text box or list control with associated up and down buttons. The user can either click in the text box and type a number or select an item from the list by clicking on it directly, or they can repeatedly select the next or previous value by clicking the up or down button.