presstitute

[ pres-ti-toot, ‐tyoot ]
/ ˈprɛs tɪˌtut, ‐ˌtyut /

noun Slang: Disparaging.

a journalist or media source whose news coverage is considered to be inappropriately influenced by business interests, political motives, etc. (often used attributively): claims made by the industry and trumpeted by the corporate presstitute media.

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Origin of presstitute

1950–55; press1 + (pros)titute (with reference to journalists selling their morals for cash)
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