sob sister


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sob sister

journalist who handles advice to lovelorn column. [Am. Journalism: Brewer Dictionary, 1016]
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Although initially targeted to women readers, sob sister journalism caught up men readers, as well.
Sob Sisters was directed by Butt himself and ran to just seven half-hour episodes from May to July, 1989.
But the journalistic sob sisters have been out this week to scold.
There's good reason to examine coverage of tragedy and death, especially when it involves children ("Return of the Sob Sisters," June/July).