Journalese

Journalese is the artificial or hyperbolic, and sometimes over-abbreviated, language regarded as characteristic of the popular media. Joe Grimm, formerly of the Detroit Free Press, likened journalese to a "stage voice": "We write journalese out of habit, sometimes from misguided training, and to sound urgent, authoritative and, well, journalistic. But it doesn't do any of that."
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    … newspaper websites. Trinity Mirror’s Ampp3d and UsVsThem have both built new audiences completely from scratch, as has The Telegraph’s Project Babb. And then, of course, there’s The Daily Mail, which has morphed into an entirely different beast online, thanks to a laser focus on celebrity content with wide appeal. “Site editors have an increasingly…

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