noun(the gutter press) chiefly British
Reporters or newspapers engaging in sensational journalism, especially accounts of the private lives of public figures.
- He gave a short bitter press conference and blamed the gutter press for his downfall.
- He was never an outstanding player, never one to generate much headlines in the tabloid gutter press, but what he did, he did outstandingly.
- The success of the gutter press is offputting for many of those candidates possessing the most desirable of political attributes.
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