Media Vocabulary for IELTS: Idioms and Phrases

Breaking News- Useful information about the current ongoing events taking place in the country.

Broadcast- A program or message that is transmitted over the airwaves or internet for public consumption

Censorship- The tendency to favour one perspective or point of view over others

Propaganda- Information or messages that are biased or misleading, are often used for political or ideological purposes.

Tabloid- A type of newspaper or magazine that focuses on sensational and often controversial stories

Digital Footprint- The trail of information and data that is left behind by an individual’s online activities

Public Opinion- The collective views and attitudes of the general public on a particular issue or topic

Biased- The tendency to favor one perspective or point of view over others