Meaning of tabloidization in English:


Pronunciation /ˌtablɔɪdʌɪˈzeɪʃn/


(also British tabloidisation)
mass noun
  • The transformation of news, literature, etc., into a popularized, lurid, and sensational form.

    ‘the tabloidization of mainstream media’
    • ‘Competition between media outlets is driving these stories as well - there has been an undoubted tabloidisation of the mainstream media in the past two decades.’
    • ‘This will herald the full tabloidisation of all the broadsheets within the next few years.’
    • ‘The tabloidization of newspapers is a global phenomenon.’
    • ‘The tabloidization of killers does have a social purpose.’
    • ‘The progressive tabloidisation of British radio that these novels reflect - true even at the BBC - raises the prospect that radio in this country will eventually be captured by the hard right, as has happened in the US.’