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Synonyms for scandal

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Synonyms for scandal

disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people

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Applicants should also understand that schools will receive fewer applications in the wake of a scandal, potentially making it easier to get in," the study says.
Taking to APP at Parliament House, Main Abdul Manan said that agenda of the Public Account Committee (PAC) should be taken after forming a committee for investigations in (LPG) scandal.
In order for a scandal to attract public attention and outrage, there must be an element of rivalry- I am most scandalized by those whom I would like to be.
Chapter 1 reviews research on scandal and spells out some characteristics: the role of the media, the logic of sanction, the way that scandal functions as an "industrial product and institutional practice" (p.
Joyce's preoccupation with scandal dates to his childhood composition of the poem "Et Tu, Healy.
Some scandals become internationally renowned and find their way into history books, like Watergate or the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
According to Freeh's 2012 report, former head football coach Joe Paterno, Spanier and one other Penn State official took steps to cover up the sex abuse scandal.
The book proceeds carefully, beginning with a definition of scandal drawn from Aquinas: any act (whether wrong or perceived as wrong) by which "an agent is creating an obstacle that could tempt a person to sin" (16).
Contending that American journalists have been inconsistent in their investigation of potential scandals, Scandal and Silence develops a theoretical tool--applying it to incidents involving presidential candidates from 1988 to 2008--to understand why some scandals cause a ripple while others are ignored.
London: Britain's raging meat scandal is set to worsen as the environment ministry on Sunday released a warning saying that more British ready meals containing horsemeat are expected to be found over the next few weeks.
The purpose of this book is to spotlight the way in which political scandals in four Nordic countries have been launched, directed, dramatized and interpreted through different genres of journalism--in an interactive tug-of-war between editors and various political actors.
The reversal by the Pulitzer advisory board created a scandal on top of a scandal.
The politics of disgrace; the role of political scandal in American politics.
SECRETS, SEX AND SPECTACLE: THE RULES OF SCANDAL IN JAPAN AND THE UNITED STATES.
Here in the Philippines, the Commission on Human Rights was reported as condemning revenge porn as a human rights violation when a public figure's video scandal spread four years ago.