sunshine journalism

/ˈsʌnʃaɪn dʒɜnəlɪzəm/ (say 'sunshuyn jernuhlizuhm)

1. journalism devoted to presenting positive and heartwarming stories in order to assist a country or its government to overcome problems, assist growth, etc.
2. journalism which airs topics which others may prefer to keep hidden, as stories based on leaked information.
{sunshine + journalism; def. 2 linked to sunshine law}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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