1‘there is a lot of backbiting in the world of television’
malicious talk, spiteful talk, slander, libel, defamation, abuse, character assassination, scandalmongering, disparagement, denigration, vilification, vituperation, calumny, revilement
insults, slurs, aspersions
informal bitching, bitchiness, cattiness, mud-slinging, bad-mouthing
British informal slagging off, slagging, rubbishing
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.