One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A period of frenetic media coverage of an event or person.‘the case rapidly became a media circus’‘the media circus which greeted each new film was something both found overwhelming’
- ‘We're seeing a media circus right now.’
- ‘The trial may be months away, but the media circus is already in full swing.’
- ‘There have been concerns about creating a media circus in Austin, where the indictment was brought.’
- ‘They are losing patience with the media circus that has engulfed them over the past week.’
- ‘The media circus and chaos around him is part of a wider parable on the morals of the music industry.’
- ‘TV crews from as far away as Japan joined the media circus on the cliff top.’
- ‘Well, you know that media circus all too well.’
- ‘The significance of his appearance at the inquiry should not be lost in the media circus surrounding it.’
- ‘They are struggling to protect their son from the media circus.’
- ‘The case rapidly became a media circus.’
- ‘The televised US murder trials are cited as examples of how court cases have turned into media circuses.’
- ‘The trial is a big media circus in Europe.’
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