from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Attractive as a subject for reporting by news media.

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  • adjective thought of by the news media as an attractive subject


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Blend of media and photogenic


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  • Able to present a good image in the media. (from Phrontistery)

    May 23, 2008

  • “I don’t believe that public opinion is spontaneously supporting Mr. Polanski at all,�? she said. “I believe that there is a distinction between the mediagenic class of artists and ordinary citizens that have a vision that is more simple.�?

    The New York Times, Polanski Case Exposes Divisions in France, by Doreen Carvajal and Michael Cieply, September 29, 2009

    September 30, 2009