Word Of The Day: Tabloid
A tabloid is a newspaper with compact page size smaller than broadsheet, although there is no standard for the precise dimensions of the tabloid newspaper format.
The term tabloid journalism, along with the use of large pictures, tends to emphasize topics such as sensational crime stories, astrology, celebrity gossip and television.
Such journalism is commonly associated with tabloid sized newspapers. Not all newspapers associated with such journalism are in tabloid size, and neither all newspapers in tabloid size follow this style.
Source: Word Of The Day: Equanimity
A culture that treats fame as simultaneous cost and benefit comes with a corollary that is as pernicious as it is paradoxical: We assume that celebrities are better than us, but also that they belong to us.