mediacrat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

media +‎ -crat

Noun[edit]

mediacrat (plural mediacrats)

  1. A member of the mediacracy.
    • 1989, John Trumpbour, How Harvard rules: reason in the service of empire
      Kalb was indeed rewarded for his deeds by Graham Allison, who named this mediacrat director of the JFK School's new mass media center.
    • 1997, Dan Hofstadter, The Love Affair as a Work of Art
      Perhaps a student or an intellectual or a mediacrat, this fair-haired boy seems devoted to an adoring soulmate...
    • 2002, Boris Kagarlitsky, Russia under Yeltsin and Putin: neo-liberal autocracy
      The propaganda victory achieved by the Kremlin and the mediacrats was to be Pyrrhic.