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infotainer

(INFOrmation enterTAINER) A somewhat disparaging term for a journalist who delivers information in a stimulating fashion in order to keep the audience interested. Celebrity news anchors are infotainers when they add their personal opinions and political conviction to the information. See infotainment.
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The off-the-cuff remarks made by many of our leading, highly influential TV infotainers, who pass for presenters of news, reveal much about the current state of a once vigorous press.